Bradley D. Jackson


Brad Jackson is National Chair of the Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group. Brad advises regulated and nonregulated energy companies in the areas of utility rate and policy making, the regulatory and transactional aspects of generation and transmission facility siting and development, and power plant and portfolio sales and acquisitions. He focuses his practice on energy, natural resources, water rights, and property.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jackson was a partner at a national law firm, and before that a trial attorney with the Land and Natural Resources Section of the United States Department of Justice.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Kalamazoo College (B.A., with honors)
  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., with honors)
    • University of Michigan Michigan Journal of Law Reform (Board Member)
    • Great Lakes Natural Resource Center – National Wildlife Federation (Clinician)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Wisconsin Bar – Energy Law Section (Past President)

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as Best Lawyers® Madison Energy Regulatory Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2017, 2019)
  • Named Madison Communications Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2015)
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 for his work in energy–renewable/alternative (2013)
  • Recognized as Best Lawyers® Madison Energy “Lawyer of the Year” (2011)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialty of energy law for 20 years
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Named a BTI Client Service All-Star, an elite group of attorneys nominated solely and exclusively by clients in BTI’s independent study as delivering the absolute best in client service (2007, 2010, 2013)
  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers® (2005, 2007–2012)