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Aaron Jackson’s practice focuses on the intersection of law, technology, and national security with practice areas including Government Contracts, Corporate Transactions, U.S. Export Controls, Regulatory Compliance, Privacy, Cybersecurity, and National Security Law.


Prior to joining the firm, Aaron served 20 years as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, with two years as a contracting professional before transitioning as an attorney to the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Throughout his military career, Aaron served as a federal prosecutor, government contracts attorney, federal defense counsel, U.S.... Air Force Academy professor, Pentagon counsel/advisor, and leader of numerous legal offices at home and abroad. Aaron’s final deployment was to an undisclosed location in the Middle East, where he served as General Counsel (Staff Judge Advocate) for an Air Expeditionary Wing supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. While stationed at the Pentagon, Aaron was honored to serve as legal counsel for the U.S. Space Force Planning Task Force and was subsequently awarded “Outstanding Performer” recognition by the Secretary of the Air Force for his role in the historic “launch” of the United States Space Force, the sixth military branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. In his final military assignment, Aaron served as General Counsel for an elite Air Force Special Operations unit headquartered in Florida with numerous locations worldwide supporting United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).


Passionate about developing people and teams, Aaron also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Texas A&M University School of Law. He further volunteers as an official Ambassador of The Honor Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting members of the Special Operations community transitioning from active duty service. Aaron and his family currently reside in Niceville, Florida and are active in the local community

Awards & Honors

  • Meritorious Service Medal (x5)
  • Meritorious Unit Award (x2)
  • Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal
  • Outstanding Academy Educator of the Year (United States Air Force Academy, Department of Law)
  • Outstanding Young Judge Advocate of the Year (Headquarters Staff)
  • Outstanding Young Judge Advocate of the Year (Air University)
  • Company Grade Officer of the Year (Maxwell Air Force Base, AL)
  • Professional Responsibility Award for Leadership (University of Oklahoma College of Law)
  • Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District Hall of Fame
  • Hurst-Euless-Bedford Sports Hall of Fame
  • Texas High School Gymnastics Coaches Association Hall of Fame


  • The George Washington University, LL.M
  • United States Air Force Academy, B.S.
  • University of Oklahoma, J.D.


  • Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Texas State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Air Force Academy Association of Graduates

Intern Program

As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

At Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, our team of paralegals and staff work together collaboratively along side our attorneys toward a common goal. We have created a positive work environment where our paralegals and legal assistants work to successfully reach firm-wide goals and support each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance. They regularly assist our attorneys with organizing and maintaining files, conducting legal research, and preparing documents.