Brian Johnson


Phone: 614.221.2121
Direct Line: 614.220.5118
Fax: 614.365.9516


Kathy Stiles

about Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson is a tenacious, wise, and responsive business litigator and trial attorney. He has 25+ 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 complex commercial litigation, multi-state arbitration, banking and financial institutions, including credit restructuring, receiverships, and workouts, technology and trade secrets protection, business “divorces” and shareholder disputes, 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 multi-state 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

All Ohio State Courts
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
United States Immigration Courts


professional & community activities


Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Central Ohio Christian Legal Society


Christian Legal Society – Central Ohio Board of Directors
Living Undivided – Certified Facilitator