Jason is executive director and chief counsel of Equal Citizens, a democracy reform non-profit, and he lives in Los Angeles. He is also the executive producer and co-host of Take Care's podcast Versus Trump, and a contributor to Take Care. He has contributed commentary about voting rights and democracy to, among other places, NPR, the Washington Post, and the L.A. Times.
Jason is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he won the Ames Moot Court Competition and was the President of Harvard Law's chapter of the American Constitution Society. After he finished law school, Jason clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for the Honorable Carlos Bea and on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York for the Honorable Kenneth Karas. He was previously an assistant solicitor general in the Office of the New York Attorney General, and he has argued 15 appeals, including two before New York’s highest court, the New York Court of Appeals.
Take Care is the second major legal blog with which Jason has been affiliated. From 2006 to 2008, Jason was the blog manager and stats guru for SCOTUSblog, the leading website about the U.S. Supreme Court.