about Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson is a tenacious, wise, and responsive business litigator and trial attorney with 20+ years of experience successfully leading his clients through the minefields of litigation in state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, and through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. His relentless approach to representation has led to a track record of success.
Brian focuses his business counseling, conflict management, and dispute resolution practice in the arenas of banking and financial institutions, including credit restructuring, receiverships, and workouts, technology and trade secrets protection, secured transactions, business “divorces” and shareholder disputes, probate litigation, business torts, and general business litigation.
Brian has counseled and represented clients from some of the largest entities in the United States to individuals and sole proprietorships in managing conflicts, resolving business disputes, and litigating claims and defenses. He has successfully led clients through litigation in trial courts, appellate courts, administrative authorities, and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, including arbitration and mediation.
education & admissions
University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1995
Trinity Divinity School, M.Div., 1992
Wheaton College, B.A. (History), 1989
Bar & Court Admissions
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
professional & community activities
Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Central Ohio Christian Legal Society
Global Development and Missions Director – Ethos Church (Lewis Center, OH)