Robert J. Jackson Jr.

Professor of Law, New York University
Participated in: 2019 Manufacturing Renaissance Program

Robert J. Jackson Jr. is a SEC Commissioner and a Professor of Corporate Governance at New York University Law School.
His research emphasizes empirical study of executive compensation and corporate governance matters. Known for its dynamic lectures and active engagement with students outside the classroom, in 2012 he was honored with the Columbia Law School Willis L.M. Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
Prior to joining the Columbia Law faculty in 2009, he served as deputy director to Kenneth Feinberg at the Department of Treasury and in the Office of the Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation. Before that, he worked in investment banking at Bear Stearns and practiced in the executive compensation department of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz.