Mr. Johnson's primary areas of practice are commercial litigation, contract issues, and commercial transactions. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his law degree from Louisiana State University, where he was Editor in Chief of the Louisiana Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. He was admitted to practice in 1977 and served one year as law clerk to then Justice Albert Tate, Jr., of the Louisiana Supreme Court. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and a member of the National Association of Diocesan Attorneys. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Johnson is listed by SuperLawyers as having attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in the areas of Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, and Trust & Estate Litigation. Mr. Johnson is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He serves as a member and vice-chair of the Louisiana Board of Directors of Christus Health System.
Banking — Lead counsel for financial institution in recovering mid-seven figures on bond in matter involving borrower and insider fraud
Partnership issues — Recovered judgment against partner who was incumbent D.A. for misappropriation of partnership funds
Estates — Successfully revoked probate of will executed by testator who lacked testamentary capacity and was subjected to undue influence