Areas of Practice
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1984, with honors
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy, B.S., 1976, with honors
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia, 1984
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995
John Jaskot
Suite 600
499 S Capitol St SW
Washington, D.C. 20003
202.203.1014 tel
202.203.0000 fax

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J.J. Jaskot joined Jones Walker in 1997. He is a partner in and leads the firm's Government Relations Practice Group. Mr. Jaskot received his Bachelor of Science in Ocean Science, with honors, from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1976. Following Coast Guard afloat and other operational assignments, he received his juris doctor degree, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School in 1984. After admittance to the District of Columbia Bar that same year, Mr. Jaskot worked in Coast Guard headquarters and regional legal offices on a wide variety of domestic and international legal matters, including national security, marine safety and environmental protection, law enforcement, and regulatory and administrative law matters.

In 1992, Mr. Jaskot served as a fellow on the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Transportation Appropriations, followed by his assignment as the Coast Guard Liaison to the United States Senate, where he worked on the many legislative and funding issues affecting that federal agency. At Jones Walker, he has continued to maintain close working relationships with federal agencies and Congress to serve the interests of his clients.



  • District of Columbia Bar
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • The Propeller Club of the United States