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Heather D. Johnson

Heather D. Johnson

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Litigation, Oil & Gas

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Litigation: 40%
    7 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 40%
    7 years
  3. Oil & Gas: 20%
    7 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Nathan Templeton Anderson

    I have known Heather the entirety of my legal career. She and I have worked together, and at times against each other, on several matters. She is one of the brightest, most professional, and successful advocates I have the had the pleasure of working with.


    Nathan Anderson Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

500 N. Akard, Suite 3100
Dallas, TX, 75201



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200708/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
FinalistRobert F. Wagner National Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Competition2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBurford & Ruburn, LLP2008 - Present
AttorneySullivan & Holston2007 - 2008
Legal InternRegional Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Dallas, Texas2007 - 2007
InternEqual Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Houston, Texas2000 - 2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dallas LegalLine CommitteeVice Chair2011 - Present
Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM)N/A2011 - Present
Dallas Human Resource Management Association, Inc. (DHRMA)N/A2011 - Present
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law Moot Court TeamCo-Coach2010 - Present
National Multicultural Western Heritage MuseumBoard of Directors2009 - 2011
Dallas Bar Association, Employment Law section memberN/A2007 - Present
Dallas Association of Young LawyersN/A2007 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Wyatt v. MethodistDirected Verdict for Client
Mitchell v. MethodistAward for Client

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Publication NameTitleDate
Employment Law UpdatePossible Changes Regarding Transgender Employees2012
Employment Law NewsletterOral Pay Complaints are Protected2011
Employment NewsletterTechnology's Impact on Wage and Hour Laws2010
Presented at The Center for American and International Law's Annual Program on Planning, Zoning, and Eminent DomainEminent Domain - Oil & Gas Industry Issues2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor2007
Texas A&M University, College StationEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Building Blocks for HR: Legal and Project ManagementThe National Relations Labor Act2012
Building Blocks for HR: Legal and Project ManagementSocial Media and Employment Law2012
HealthHelp Leadership ConferenceImplications of Gossip in the Workplace2011