Stephanie M. Jackson

Deputy County Counsel

Stephanie M. Jackson joined the Office of County Counsel in 2023.  She is a member of the Public Safety and Justice team and the Finance, Government Operations, and Technology team.  Prior to joining the Office, Stephanie gained extensive experience litigating cases before federal courts and providing advice and counseling to senior government executives on a wide array of legal issues.

Stephanie’s professional expertise includes:

  • Federal government
  • Affirmative and Defensive Litigation
  • Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement
  • Transportation Security


  • UCLA School of Law, J.D., 1990
    • Editor in Chief, National Black Law Journal
  • University of Southern California, B.A., 1987

Prior Experience

  • Assistant Chief Counsel at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2002-2023)
  • Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division (1994-2002)
  • Staff Attorney to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1990-1994)

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