Howell Jackson

James S. Reid, Jr., Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

Howell Jackson is the James S. Reid, Jr., Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. His research interests include financial regulation, consumer protection, international finance, and federal budget policy. Professor Jackson has co-authored three books—Financial Regulation: Law and Policy (2nd ed. 2018), Analytical Methods for Lawyers (3rd ed. 2017), and Fiscal Challenges: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Budget Policy (2008)—and the author of numerous scholarly articles. Professor Jackson frequently consults with public officials and regulatory agencies on financial regulation. He is also trustee of College Retirement Equities Fund (CREF) and affiliated TIAA-CREF investment companies. Before joining the Harvard Law School faculty in 1989, Professor Jackson practiced law in Washington, D.C., and was a law clerk for Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall. He received his JD and MBA degrees from Harvard University in 1982 and a BA from Brown University in 1976. Additional information on Professor Jackson’s outside activities is available at https://helios.law.harvard.edu/Public/Faculty/ConflictOfInterestReport.aspx?id=10423.