Jack Marshall is the president and founder of ProEthics, Ltd., and the primary writer and editor of the ethics commentary blog, Ethics Alarms. He has taken the experience gleaned from a diverse career in law, public policy, academia and theater and applied it to the field of legal, business and organizational ethics. Over 18 years he has developed more than 180 programs for bar associations, law firms, Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, trade associations and local and national government agencies. In addition, he has worked to develop rules of professional responsibility for attorneys in emerging African democracies through the International Bar Association, for the new judiciary of the Republic of Mongolia through USAID, and as ethics counsel to US law firms. With Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward Larson, he compiled and edited The Essential Words and Writing of Clarence Darrow (Random House, 2007).
A member of the Massachusetts and D.C. Bars, Mr. Marshall has been on the adjunct faculty of the Washington College of Law at the American University in Washington, DC. Marshall is a graduate of Harvard College and Georgetown University Law Center. His articles and essays on topics ranging from leadership and ethics to popular culture have appeared in numerous national and regional publications, and he has appeared on a variety of talk shows to discuss ethics and public policy, from Neil Cavuto’s “Your World” to NPR’s “Tell Me More” and “Religion and Ethics Weekly.” In 2014 Marshall was named to the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business” (www.trustacrossamerica.com).
He is also an award-winning stage director, and founded and for 20 years was the artistic director of The American Century Theater, a professional non-profit theater company dedicated to producing classic American plays. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and business partner, Grace Marshall, their son Grant, and their Jack Russell Terrier, Rugby. Like many who are interested in the nature of good, evil, justice, and chaos, Marshall is a lifetime fan of the Boston Red Sox.