Danna R. Jackson, Esq.

(Confederated Tribes of Salish & Kootenai)

Danna Jackson received her J.D. from the University of Montana in 1996, and is a member of the bar in both Montana and Washington, DC.

Ms. Jackson is the Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Montana. She also serves as a Visiting Professor to the University of Montana Indian Law Summer Program teaching Indian Gaming, Contemporary Issues in Indian Policy and Indian Education Law.

Prior to Danna’s employment with her current firm, she served as Legislative Assistant to Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) and advised the Senator on all legislative issues relevant to the Indian Affairs and Judiciary committees. She also drafted legislation, Congressional Record Statements and oversaw the appropriations process for all tribal appropriation projects.

In the past, Danna has also worked with the National Indian Gaming Commission, serving as advisor/attorney to the Commission regarding all Indian gaming issues.