Since 1987, Brad Johnson has represented businesses in courts throughout the country in a wide range of matters, including breach-of-contract, employment discrimination, non-competition agreements and insurance bad faith defense. Dedicated to providing a value-driven approach to advocacy, Brad focuses his attention on trial strengths very early in the litigation process and in understanding what a judge or jury may ultimately decide in a given matter. If necessary however, Brad is an experienced trial lawyer who will take his client’s case to the courtroom.

Brad is rated "AV " by Martindale-Hubbell, Inc.

  • Lead counsel representing healthcare organization in national origin discrimination trial in Jacksonville federal court
  • Lead counsel for owner in “sick building”/ADA trial in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Lead trial counsel representing equipment distributor in jury trial involving allegations of trade secret violations in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Co-lead defense trial counsel in federal court trial in Jacksonville, Florida involving admiralty issues, personal injuries and jurisdiction
  • Lead counsel in non-compete trial in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Lead arbitration counsel in intellectual property matter in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Lead trial counsel in Bridgeport, Connecticut federal court defending employer in sexual-orientation discrimination matter
  • Lead defense counsel in age discrimination trial in Melbourne, Florida
  • Lead counsel in Dallas, Texas workers compensation discrimination trial
  • Lead counsel in Dallas, Texas arbitration on behalf of food distributor
  • Lead Florida counsel for employer in state-wide wage and hour collective action
  • Lead trial counsel for employer in Tampa federal age-discrimination defense
  • Lead defense counsel for employer in Orange County, California whistleblower-retaliation litigation
  • Lead trial counsel for Tulsa employer in federal court matter involving disability discrimination allegations
  • Lead trial counsel representing employer in wage and hour allegations in Ponca City, Oklahoma
  • Lead counsel representing Jacksonville church in trial involving clergy sexual battery allegations
  • Lead arbitration counsel representing Jacksonville healthcare organization involving same sex sexual harassment claims
  • Lead trial counsel in Jacksonville regarding allegations of security negligence resulting in murder
  • Lead counsel representing land owners in Jacksonville trial concerning property partition action
  • Lead trial counsel representing owners in Jacksonville land use issues against developer
  • Lead counsel representing automobile distributor in Tampa federal court in gender-discrimination trial
  • Lead defense counsel in Jacksonville trial on behalf of health care organization accused of medical billing fraud retaliation
  • Lead counsel in Jacksonville federal trial involving “perceived” disability discrimination
  • Lead counsel in Jacksonville trial involving false imprisonment.
  • Lead trial counsel in Florida matter defending national merchant against premises liability allegations.
  • Lead counsel in St. Augustine personal injury matter on behalf of national consumer client.
  • Lead defense counsel in Jacksonville trial involving defective equipment allegations resulting in personal injury.
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2014
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2008-13
  • Florida Trend, Florida “Legal Elite,” 2011
  • “PGA Tour, Inc. v. Martin: The U.S. Supreme Court Misses the Cut on the Americans With Disabilities Act,” The Labor Lawyer, Summer 2002
  • “Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.: Poor Behavior Leads to Perverse Ruling,” Florida Law Review, July 1999
  • “A Slippery Slope?” Workforce Diversity, Summer 1998
  • “No Laughig Matter,” Workforce Diversity, Sping 1998
  • “Telling the Truth ‘Still a Big Deal’,” Jacksonville Business Journal, Spring 1998
  • “Court Decisions Create Federal Code of Conduct,” Jacksonville Business Journal, Summer 1998
  • “The World of Retaliation After Robinson v. Shell Oil,” The Florida Bar Journal, May 1998
  • “Best and Brightest Avoiding Jury Duty,” Jacksonville Business Journal, 1996
  • “Closing Argument: Boom to the Skilled, Bust to the Overzealous,” The Florida Bar Journal, May 1995
  • Florida Bar, 1987
    • Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, 1996-2016
    • Trial Lawyer Section Executive Committee, 2010
  • Jacksonville Urban League, executive committee, 2007-09
  • The Bolles School
    • Interim head of school, 2013-15
    • Board of trustees, 2007-13
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