Dan Hoag

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Responsible for ensuring that the Laboratory’s activities meet all legal requirements, including overseeing compliance and regulatory activities and facilitating commercial transactions, sponsored research agreements and JAX’s intellectual property matters.

Location

Farmington, CT

Contact

207-288-6000

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Dan Hoag joined The Jackson Laboratory in May 2021. In his role as General Counsel, he is responsible for ensuring that the Laboratory’s activities meet all legal requirements, including overseeing compliance and regulatory activities and facilitating commercial transactions, sponsored research agreements and JAX’s intellectual property matters. He also keeps records for the Board of Trustees as corporate secretary.   

Before coming to JAX, Dan served as associate general counsel and chief privacy official at The MITRE Corporation, where he provided support and project guidance in the health care, defense and intelligence, aviation, civil systems, homeland security, judiciary, and cybersecurity sectors. His career also includes extensive experience with public-private partnerships, sponsored research, and material transfer agreements with multiple agency entities of the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Science Foundation, and the Department of Defense. 

Dan began his legal career as a summer clerk to U.S. Federal District Court Senior Judge Loughlin in Concord, New Hampshire and as a law clerk at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and The George Washington University Law School. He serves on the legal counsel committee of the Advanced Cyber Security Center based in Boston, Massachusetts. He is also a certified FAA pilot.