Daniel L. Johnson , Jr. - Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Daniel L. Johnson , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015

Head of MVA’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice, Danny Johnson represents large and mid-size businesses and professional service firms regarding ERISA and other laws that apply to employee benefit plans and compensation arrangements.

He regularly advises clients on the design, implementation and administration of retirement plans, welfare benefit plans and cash and equity-based incentive compensation plans and agreements.

Mr. Johnson also helps his diverse clients with administrative proceedings, investigations and audits by the Internal Revenue Service, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and the United States Department of Labor.

Further, he possesses extensive experience in employee benefit, executive employment and golden parachute severance issues that arise in merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance transactions.


  • International Law Office and Lexology, Client Choice Awards 2013 recipient for Employment & Labor in North Carolina
  • Former Member, Board of Advisors, University of North Carolina Tax Institute
  • Previously employed in the tax department of the Charlotte office of KPMG LLP (then known as Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co.)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBSBA 1981The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillJ.D. 1985

Office Location

100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - ERISA of the Charlotte Metro Area
Daniel L. Johnson, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Litigation - ERISA