When the government knocks on your door, Jack Sharman's your experienced ally.
Jack defends businesses and individuals in civil and criminal white collar cases, provides guidance during corporate internal investigations and advises on how to stay in compliance with the law. In an environment of increased enforcement, regulatory scrutiny and a skeptical public, clients rely on his informed counsel to navigate the most difficult circumstances they will likely 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, government contract fraud, public corruption, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, congressional investigations, election contests, healthcare fraud, qui tam lawsuits, the False Claims Act, and Department of Defense or military investigations.
Clients benefit from the decades of high-profile experience that Jack brings to the table. He served as special counsel to the 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. 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, D.C.-based international law firm. He also taught law as an adjunct professor at Washington & Lee University and the University of Alabama.