A new documentary will be released soon that will reveal the life of Patrick G. Jackson, who is the brother of actor William Jackson III. In this article, you can read about the early days of his career as a lawyer, his relationship with the former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and his sister, Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Patrick Jackson is an American surgeon and attorney. He is married to Ketanji Brown and has two daughters. He is a partner at Goodwin Procter. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.
He graduated from Harvard University. He is a member of the Harvard Law Review. He is a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He has a specialty in dispute resolution and complex litigation. He is a former partner at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP. He has been a partner at Goodwin since 2021.
He was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Joe Biden in February of 2022. He received an official commission from Justice Stephen Breyer on Friday.
He is 46 years old as of June of 2022. He has been a member of the Harvard University Board of Overseers. He is also a member of the N.A.A.C.P. He is an advocate for the deaf and the blind.
Ketanji Brown Jackson
Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first Black woman to be confirmed to the Supreme Court. She has received plenty of support from the legal, political, and media communities. She has spent most of her career in Washington, DC.
When she was a teenager, Ketanji Onyika Brown began thinking about a career in law. She worked as a law clerk in the District of Columbia, and later attended Harvard University. She graduated from the law school, and became editor of the Harvard Law Review. She was also an economist at Time magazine.
Her parents grew up in the Jim Crow South and attended segregated primary schools. Her father was an educator, and her mother was a principal. After Jackson’s birth, the family moved back to Miami. There, a second uncle served as a police officer, and a third was a sex-crime detective.
Before he was a judge, Ketanji Jackson worked for private law firms. He has also served as the editor of Harvard’s law review.
Early days as a lawyer
Before Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in June of 2012, she was a lawyer and editor of the Harvard Law Review. Her confirmation was a major landmark for the nation. It was the first time a Black woman has been appointed to the top court.
Jackson graduated from Harvard University and earned her law degree in 1996. She has worked in private practice and has clerked for three federal jurists. She has been involved in cases involving the Guantanamo Bay detainees. She has also been an assistant special counsel for the U.S. Sentencing Commission from 2003 to 2005.
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s early career included clerkships for Judge Bruce M. Selya and Justice Stephen Breyer. She then went to work for a law firm. During her time at the firm, she wrote on prescription drug prices, economic policy, and other legal issues.
Relationship with former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan
Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is related to judge and surgeon Patrick G. Jackson through marriage.
The pair married in 1996. The couple have two daughters. Their family has kept their relationship private. They have been together for six years, from when they met at Harvard.
Paul Ryan is an influential politician and author. He served as Speaker of the House from 2015 to 2019. He is a Republican, who has written a road map for America’s future. He was the author of the GOP “A Better Way” and “Path to Prosperity” proposals.
Before Ryan became speaker, he worked for Congress for five years. He influenced Medicare privatization, the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. He was also the lead proponent of Social Security privatization in the mid-2000s.
Paul Ryan was a candidate for vice president in 2012. He lost to then-vice president Joe Biden.