When crisis comes, Jack Sharman's your experienced ally.
Jack guides corporations and individuals through business crises, civil and criminal white-collar prosecutions, and corporate internal investigations. In an environment of increased uncertainty, regulatory scrutiny and a skeptical public, clients rely on him to respond to and navigate the most difficult circumstances they will ever face.
Jack leads the firm’s White-Collar Criminal Defense & Corporate Investigations practice group. He handles and takes to trial matters involving kickback allegations, environmental offenses, public corruption, antitrust and price-fixing charges, gambling, congressional investigations, healthcare fraud and the False Claims Act (FCA). He also has an active civil litigation and civil mediation practice and is on the firm's Recruiting and Marketing & Business Development Committees.
Companies and their decision-makers benefit from the decades of high-profile experience that Jack brings to the table. He served as Special Counsel to the U.S. House Financial Services Committee for the Whitewater investigation involving President Bill Clinton. From 2016-17, Jack was Special Counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the Alabama House of Representatives for the impeachment investigation of Gov. Robert Bentley. Most recently, the Governor of Georgia appointed him Special Counsel to the office of the Georgia Secretary of State with regard to the Fulton County (GA) grand jury investigation into the 2020 presidential campaign. Jack also represented the Office, including the Secretary, in the Congressional January 6th investigation.
Following law school, Jack clerked for Judge David B. Sentelle, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and worked at a Washington, DC-based international law firm. He also taught law as an adjunct professor at Washington & Lee University and the University of Alabama.
Jack often updates his White Collar Wire blog.