Jack White (JD '03) Testifies Before Congress on Fort Hood Report
Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus and Board of Advisors member Jack White (JD '03) testified before the House Subcommittee on Military Personnel regarding the findings of an independent review of the Fort Hood Army base. White was part of a panel of five civilian experts on the Fort Hood Independent Review Committee that produced a report setting forth nine findings and 70 constructive recommendations. It was announced that the Army will adopt all of the recommendations, initiating changes to current Army policies.
White and the other review members appeared before Congress on December 9 for a public hearing on the report's findings and recommendations.
White attended Pepperdine Caruso Law after graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and serving for five years on active duty. Among other accomplishments, White won the National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions and the annual Dalsimer Moot Court Competition. He also served as editor-in-chief of the Pepperdine Law Review. Upon graduating magna cum laude, White served as a law clerk at both the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and at the U.S. Supreme Court for Justice Samuel A. Alito. White was Caruso Law's second alum to clerk for the Supreme Court.
White is a partner at FH+H Law Service, where he counsels companies, boards of directors, municipalities, and individual and corporate clients.
Additional information on the hearing may be found here.