Scott Johnson is a director in the firm and holds the highest attorney rating (AV) by Martindale-Hubbell. His emphasis is government relations at the Virginia General Assembly, representation of healthcare providers before the Virginia Regulatory Boards, and matters before the State Corporation Commission. Mr. Johnson serves as general counsel to The Medical Society of Virginia, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Medical Society of Northern Virginia. Mr. Johnson has repeatedly been selected by his peers as a Legal Elite in the specialty of governmental relations by Virginia Business magazine. Mr. Johnson has also been recognized by “The Best Lawyers in America” and "Super Lawyers" magazine in the specialty area of government relations. Mr. Johnson was appointed by Governor Bob McDonnell to the Virginia Health Reform Initiative (VHRI). VHRI is comprised of 23 leaders in the healthcare industry from across the Commonwealth. In addition, Mr. Johnson co-chairs the Medicaid Taskforce of VHRI. Mr. Johnson leads the firm’s Government Relations Team and routinely appears before the Virginia General Assembly to lobby on a broad number of issues affecting businesses, landowners, hospitals, physicians, pharmacies, and professional associations. His experience and track record of drafting and introducing legislation, advocating, amending, or opposing legislation, has proven indispensable to firm clients in Virginia and beyond. Mr. Johnson represents The Medical Society of Virginia, International Paper, HCA Healthcare, Community Health Systems, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Comcast, Community Loans of America, Liberty Healthcare, Allergan, Amgen, IBM, and a number of other businesses and associations.
Virginia Health Reform Iniative (VHRI) — Appointed by Governor Bob McDonnell to VHRI. Navigate reforms and enhancements to Virginia Mediciad. Prepare Virginia for ACA if not repealed by Congress.
Governmental Affairs Lobbyist-Virginia General Assembly — Veteran lobbyists with over twenty years of experience representing businesses and associations at the Virginia General Assembly.