H. Alston Johnson  III - Phelps Dunbar LLP

H. Alston Johnson III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Alston Johnson practices in the area of litigation, particularly at the appellate level and with particular emphasis in the areas of tort litigation, insurance coverage and litigation, and administrative law. He has extensive experience in legislative and regulatory and governmental matters and has represented numerous public entities in both counseling and litigation capacities.

Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar in 1984, Mr. Johnson was a member of the full-time law faculty at the Hebert Law Center of Louisiana State University for 12 years. He continued to serve an as an adjunct member of that faculty from 1984-2011. When he took senior partner status with the firm in early 2012, he taught full-time again on that faculty until the end of the spring semester of 2013, when he reverted to his prior adjunct status. He currently teaches courses in Federal Courts and Conflict of Laws, and has previously taught courses in Torts, Insurance, Louisiana Civil Procedure and Louisiana's civil law subjects.

Mr. Johnson maintains an active professional relationship with the firm, focusing on selected appellate work and supervisory writ practice.

Georgetown UniversityAB 1967LSU Law SchoolJ.D. 1970
Louisiana State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationAmerican Law InstituteLouisiana Association of Defense Counsel

Office Location

II City Plaza, Suite 1100
400 Convention Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5618
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice of the Baton Rouge Metro Area
H. Alston Johnson III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice
Workers' Compensation Law - Employers