Jackie Pampel

Jaclyn Pampel

Partner and Director of North America Pro Bono
Baker & McKenzie LLP


Jaclyn Pampel is a pro bono partner in Baker McKenzie's Pro Bono Practice. Ms. Pampel's work includes engaging in direct representation, impact litigation, policy and advocacy work, building new legal resources and addressing complex legal questions for the world's leading non-profits, public policy institutions and international NGOs. Prior to this, Ms. Pampel was a partner in the Firm's Tax Practice Group and a member of the nationally recognized Tax Controversy subpractice. She has significant trial and leadership experience handling complex, multijurisdictional matters. She's an adjunct professor at University of San Diego, School of Law, as well as an instructor with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA).

Practice Focus

Ms. Pampel’s pro bono practice mirrors the stretch of the Firm's pro bono efforts, where she directs and manages teams on the most compelling social justice challenges around the globe. Ms. Pampel maintains an active pro bono client list, including representation of women and families in immigration matters at Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals and Circuit Courts of Appeal across the country. She also works closely with clients in California seeking representation in parole hearings. Ms. Pampel teaches advocacy across the country as part of NITA's public interest programs.


  • U.S. Supreme Court~United States (2009)
  • Illinois~United States (2005)
  • California~United States (2002)
  • U.S. Tax Court~United States (2002)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California~United States (2002)


  • Emory University School of Law (J.D.) (2002)
  • Valparaiso University (B.A.) (1999)
  • Valparaiso University (B.S.) (1999)


  • English

Previous Offices

  • Chicago