Julian A. Jackson-Fannin


  • Julian A. Jackson-Fannin
  • Phone: +1 305 960 2253

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    201 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3400
    Miami, FL 33131-4325

Julian A. Jackson-Fannin is an attorney in Duane Morris’ Miami office practicing in the area of commercial litigation. Mr. Jackson-Fannin has litigated complex matters in both state and federal courts. During his career, he has advised and represented companies of all sizes as well as individuals in a variety of commercial matters, including contract disputes, consumer protection, copyrights, employment disputes, administrative and regulatory challenges, and media and art law.

Prior to joining Duane Morris, Mr. Jackson-Fannin clerked for the Honorable Donald L. Graham, Senior United States District Judge, at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Mr. Jackson-Fannin also served as an Assistant Public Defender in Florida’s Twelfth Judicial Circuit, where he represented indigent clients as lead and secondary trial counsel on numerous misdemeanor and felony cases.

Mr. Jackson-Fannin is a 2011 cum laude graduate of Florida A&M University College of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Florida A&M University Law Review, and a graduate of Emory University.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Labor & Employment Litigation


  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


  • Florida A&M University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2011
    - Editor-in-Chief, Florida A&M University Law Review
    - Book Awards Received In: Torts I, Civil Procedure II, and Contracts II
  • Emory University, B.A., 2003


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2015-present
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
    - Law Clerk to the Hon. Donald L. Graham, 2013-2015
  • Office of the Public Defender for the 12th Judicial Circuit of Florida
    - Assistant Public Defender, 2011-2013

Professional Activities

  • The Florida Bar Diversity & Inclusion Committee Vice Chairman, 2020-2022

  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association Board of Directors, 2017-2020
  • The Florida Bar Leadership Academy, Class III Fellow, 2015-2016
  • Federal Bar Association, 2014-present
  • Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association, 2014-present
  • Sarasota County Bar Association
    - Diversity Committee Liaison, 2012-2013
  • American Bar Association, 2011-present

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2021-2023
  • Listed in Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Clemency Project Pro Bono Program
  • Chapman Partnership Homeless Empowerment Initiative

Selected Publications

  • Co-author, "New Florida Law Addresses Employee Training in the Workplace," Duane Morris Alert, May 10, 2022
  • Featured, "12 Attorneys On How Diversity Gives Them The Edge," Law360, July 9, 2019

  • Contributor, "Employee Mobility, Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets," Chapter 18, ABA Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, 2019

  • Co-Author, "What Employers Should Know When Considering Using Payroll Cards to Pay Employees’ Wages," The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal, Labor & Employment, December 2017

  • Co-Author, "Using Payroll Cards To Pay Employees' Wages," Law360, 2016

  • Co-Author, "A Call to Arms: How Timing Matters Under the New Defend Trade Secrets Act," Duane Morris Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Law Blog, (2016)
  • Editor, "New Directions in Environmental Law & Justice Symposium Edition," 6 Fla. A&M U.L. Rev. (2011)
  • Editor, "Social Justice, Development and Equality: Comparative Perspectives on Modern Praxis," 6 Fla. A&M U.L. Rev. (2010)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, "Bias-Motivated Incident Resource Guide," The Florida Bar Winter Meeting, February 7, 2020
  • Moderator, "Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession," Dade County Bar Association, July 25, 2019

  • Speaker, "Does Bias Still Exist in Law?" Dade County Bar Association Annual Bench and Bar, April 5, 2019