Jack Swyteck is a fictional character featured in a series of legal thriller novels by James Grippando. Jack is a Miami criminal defense attorney. Although Jack’s mother is Cuban, Jack was raised in an Anglo household. He was born on the 25th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor bombing.


James Grippando is an American novelist of legal thrillers and crime fiction. Grippando is also a lawyer. His series character is Jack Swyteck. He got the idea for his first novel from a near-arrest due to mistaken identity.