Vernon Johnson is a trial and litigation attorney representing companies and their management in complex commercial civil litigation. He has experience handling cases and matters in a variety of industries including real estate, defense, health care, manufacturing and financial services.
What do you focus on?
I help clients in a wide range of industries with their complex commercial litigation disputes and issues and provide assistance and counsel to help solve problems with real estate, contract and other matters. I have significant experience in real property litigation, commercial leasing, health care litigation, unfair competition, covenants not to compete, commercial litigation and arbitration and general corporate defense work. My practice has also included substantial experience with motions and claims for injunctive relief, in both state and federal courts. I am a member of Nixon Peabody’s NP Trial team, an international team of the firm’s most successful and experienced trial lawyers. I have tried numerous cases in both state and federal courts as well as before arbitration panels.
I regularly represent clients in mediations, arbitrations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. I have handled matters before the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) (and its predecessor entities, the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Department of Arbitration), and the McCammon Group.
I am a former barrister and officer with the Charles Fahy American Inn of Court and am currently a barrister and team leader with the William B. Bryant American Inn of Court. Additionally, I have served as an officer and on the Executive Committee of the Barristers. I am also active in our local community.