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Jane C. Jackson

Jane C. Jackson

101 North Cherry Street, Suite 720
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
P: (336) 631-8500

Jane C. Jackson

Partner

About
Jane grew up in Aldie, Virginia. She attended Wake Forest University, and graduated summa cum laude in 1980 with a double major in mathematics and classical Greek. During college, Jane was a three time Most Valuable Player on the women’s basketball team, and was honored as Wake Forest’s Outstanding Female Athlete in 1980. In 1996, Jane became the first female athlete to be inducted into Wake Forest’s Sports Hall of Fame and she was named a member of the 2006 Legends class. The recipient of a Post-Graduate Scholarship from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Jane attended law school at the University of Virginia, where she graduated in 1983, and was a member of the Order of the Coif.

Jane is a partner of Robinson & Lawing, LLP. She concentrates her practice on workers’ compensation (representing self-insured employers and insurance carriers), employment and general civil litigation. She is a member of the North Carolina Association of Self-Insurers, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Defense Research Institute, as well as the Forsyth County and North Carolina Bar Associations. Jane has been a regular speaker at seminars on workers’ compensation and employment law topics, and has served as a section council member, newsletter editor, vice-chair (2000-2001) and chair (2001-2002) of the North Carolina Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section. Jane is listed in Best Lawyers in America (for workers’ compensation and personal injury defense litigation) and has been named a “Super Lawyer” and Top Fifty Female Attorney in North Carolina by Charlotte Magazine. Jane has three times been named by Best Lawyers in America as the Lawyer of the Year in workers’ compensation for the Greensboro Triad area (2019, 2016, 2014 and 2012).

Practice Areas

Jane C. Jackson

Partner

Best Lawyer* Recipient in:
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Professional Associations and Accomplishments:
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2001, Workers’ Compensation Law, Personal Injury Litigation.  2019, 2016, 2014 and 2012 Lawyer of the Year – Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Listed, North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2007-2019 (featured as Top 50 Women Attorneys, 2008-09, 2011)
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association
  • Member, Forsyth County Bar Association
  • Member, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Past Executive Council Member, Chair and Vice Chair, N.C. Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section
Education:
  • Wake Forest University (B.S., summa cum laude, 1980)
  • University of Virginia School of Law (J. D., 1983)
Academic Honors:
  • Order of the Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa and Mortar Board honor societies
  • Carswell Scholarship
  • M. D. Phillips Prize (outstanding graduating senior in the classical languages) (1980)
  • Raynor Scholarship (outstanding senior mathematics student), Graduation Speaker
  • June P. Galloway Award (presented to a North Carolina scholar-athlete for achievement in athletics, scholarship and leadership) (1980)
  • Marie James Post-Graduate Scholarship (presented by Atlantic Coast Conference to a senior scholar-athlete (1980)
  • Raynor Scholarship (outstanding senior mathematics student), Graduation Speaker
  • Wake Forest outstanding female athlete (1980)
Civic and Charitable Affiliations:
  • Former Member – Deacon Club Board of Directors
  • Former Member – Board of Directors – AARF
  • Member – WFU Hall of Fame Selection Committee
  • 1995 inductee to Wake Forest University Sports Hall of Fame
  • 2006 inductee to ACC Legends