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Jeffrey R. Johnson

Jeffrey R. Johnson

Partner
Location: 360 Haddon Avenue, Westmont, NJ 08108
Practice Areas: Government Litigation / Litigation

Jeffrey R. Johnson is a Partner with the firm whose practice covers a wide range of complex civil and appellate matters including commercial, banking, partnership, construction, insurance and class action litigation. Mr. Johnson also conducts internal corporate and organizational investigations, and represents non-profit entities. He uses his breadth of experience and sensitivity to the concerns of businesses and individuals to efficiently guide clients through the uncertain world of litigation. He also provides general counsel services to individuals and closely held companies where he focuses on risk management and problem solving.

Mr. Johnson has developed an expertise in disputes arising from unauthorized and fraudulent financial transactions. He successfully assists clients in navigating claims and defenses involving banking laws and regulation including the Uniform Commercial Code, Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Federal Regulation CC and Federal Regulation E.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Johnson served as an Assistant District Attorney with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted all types of crime and gained considerable trial experience. He also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Frank M. Lario, Jr. of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Mr. Johnson is member of the Board of Trustees of South Jersey Legal Services, Inc., a non-profit organization created to provide quality legal representation and advocacy to low-income individuals.  He also serves as a Member of the Borough of Haddonfield Historic Preservation Commission.

Mr. Johnson graduated from James Madison College at Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations in 1997.  He earned his law degree in 2000 from the Rutgers University School of Law.  While at Rutgers, Mr. Johnson received honors for Best Oral Argument in Moot Court.

He was admitted to practice in New Jersey and in Pennsylvania in 2000.  He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and United States Supreme Court.  Mr. Johnson is a member of the American, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Camden County Bar Associations, and the New Jersey Association for Justice.

Mr. Johnson was born in Midland, Michigan.

Education

Michigan State University (B.A., 1997)

Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., 2000)

Admissions

United States Supreme Court

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Camden County Bar Association

New Jersey Association for Justice