Donald Peder "Don" Johnsen

Donald Peder "Don" Johnsen

Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A.

Recognized since 2007

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Don practices exclusively in the area of employment and labor law. He counsels and represents employers in such matters as employment discrimination and sexual harassment claims, wrongful discharge claims, breach of contract claims, wage and hour disputes, arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, employee hiring, discipline, and discharge procedures, drug and alcohol testing matters, non-competition disputes, labor relations issues and miscellaneous employment policy matters. Don has been named among the “Best Lawyers in America,” along with nearly two thirds of his fellow G&K shareholders.

Prior to joining Gallagher & Kennedy, Don practiced employment & labor law with Faegre Baker Daniels in Minneapolis. He also served as a judicial clerk for the late Honorable Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Contact & Links
  • 2575 East Camelback Road, Suite 1100
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
  • William & Mary Law School, J.D., graduated 1987
Bar Admissions
  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona
  • Minnesota, Minnesota State Bar Association
Federal Clerkships
  • United States Court of Appeals

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
Special Focus:
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Civil Rights
  • COVID-19
  • Defense
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Management
  • State and Federal
  • Title VII Litigation
  • Wage-Hour Law
  • Wrongful Discharge
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Native American Law

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