Danna Jackson

            Danna Jackson

Danna R. Jackson is the chief legal counsel to the DNRC.  Prior to that, Danna was an Assistant United States Attorney and Tribal Liaison for the District of Montana.  As an AUSA, Jackson prosecuted violent crime in Indian Country and worked to build relationships with tribal governments and law enforcement partners.  She handled many federal trials and over a dozen matters at the Ninth Circuit. 

Before becoming an AUSA, Jackson worked in Washington DC for a decade.  She spent over two years in the National Indian Gaming Commission’s general counsel’s office.  Jackson had a tour on the Hill as Legislative Assistant to Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD).  Her last gig in Washington was representing tribal interests as advisor/attorney for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.

Jackson has served as visiting faculty for the University of Montana’s School of Law’s Indian Summer Program and is on the board of the American Indian Graduate Center and the Montana Board of Crime Control.

Jackson grew up on a cattle ranch near Hot Springs, Montana.  She now resides in Helena with her husband and two kids.



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