Mr. Wackman received his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2015, graduating summa cum laude. In law school, he served as an Articles Editor of the University of Illinois Law Review and completed externships with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. He received his B.A. in History from the University of Chicago in 2006. Before law school, Mr. Wackman worked as a police officer and investigator in Houston, Texas.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Wackman served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edith H. Jones of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He also served as a Legal Fellow at the Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.