Jason M. Halligan
Jason maintains a diverse practice, representing both public and private clients on a variety of matters. His practice interests include public private partnerships, local government law, economic development, government contracts, First Amendment and other constitutional issues, appellate, and commercial litigation. Jason also helps clients navigate the complex regulatory framework in the hemp industry.
After graduating from West Point, Jason served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army for nine years, where he commanded multiple organizations and deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq. He is currently a Lieutenant Colonel and has served as a Civil Affairs Officer in the U.S. Army Reserves the last five years.
During law school, he clerked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky in the Affirmative Civil Enforcement unit. Jason was also a Fellow for Harvard Kennedy School’s Social Impact Bond Lab, assessing and designing a Pay For Success public private partnership program in Louisville, Kentucky.
Jason leverages his fourteen years of public sector leadership experience to help his clients with their legal needs.
Recent Blog Posts
Civic & Charitable Organizations
- Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve Civil Affairs Officer, 2014-Present
- U.S. Army Infantry Officer, 2005-2014; combat veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom
- Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Success in Law School Mentor
- West Point Society of New England, Board of Governors and Membership Chair, 2015-2018
- West Point Society of the Bluegrass
- Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 680, Lexington, KY
Non-FBT Publications and Events
Greg Mitchell & Jason Halligan, Unfulfilled Promises: The Federal Government's Liability Under The ACA's Risk Corridor Program, 24 Ins. Receiver 8 (Summer 2017).