Mark J. Jackson


Mark Jackson serves as Of-Counsel with Pepple & Waggoner. Mark represents public schools in a variety of areas, concentrating in labor contract negotiations, property acquisitions, construction of public improvements, compliance with federal employment and health care laws, public records, personnel matters, and general school law representation. Before joining Pepple & Waggoner, Mark worked as a staff attorney at the Twelfth District Court of Appeals of Ohio, where he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Robert P. Ringland.

Mark grew up in Beavercreek, Ohio, and attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he received his J.D. In his spare time, Mark enjoys coaching his sons’ baseball teams, watching classic movies, and reading about golf course architecture. Mark remains an avid golfer and serves as a golf course rater for a national publication.

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Ohio local and state courts

Professional & Civic Organizations/Activities

Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys


J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law
B.A., Politics and Government, Ohio Wesleyan University

Selected Presentations & Published Works

“School Law Update for 2016 and Implementing Effective Student Discipline”; Northwestern Ohio Educational Research Council

“Student and Staff LGBT Issues”; School Law Update Seminar

“Making Sense of the Affordable Care Act Requirements and What it Means for Schools”; OASBO Annual Workshop


“Understanding Ohio’s Open Meetings Act”; School Law Update Seminar

“Pupil Services Items & Issues in Negotiations”; Ohio Association of Pupil Services Administrators

“Managing Employee Leave”; OME-RESA Administrative In-Service


“Insurance Bargaining for 2013”; School Negotiations Workshop

“Managing Employee Leave”; OASBO Essentials of HR Workshop


“Waiting Time, Travel Time, Smart Phones, and Internships, Oh My!”; OHPELRA

“Retirement Systems and Independent Contractors”; School Law Update Seminar


“Budget – SB 5 – Legislative Update”; School Law Update Seminar