Prior to joining Newmeyer Dillion, Jason served nearly eight years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps as a Judge Advocate. During that time, Jason served at the Pentagon where he advised senior military and civilian leaders, as well as a Senior Defense Attorney and Prosecutor. In the Marine Corps, Jason gained significant leadership experience as well as experience advising large institutional clients regarding a broad range of complex issues, developing and implementing policy, and providing timely and practical advice for stakeholders. He also gained significant trial experience, representing clients in more than 300 cases, including more than 10 trials to verdict.
Jason is also a combat veteran, having deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, a Marine infantry battalion. Jason continues to serve in the Marine Corps Reserve.