Since 1989, Ann K. Johnston, managing partner at the Northern California office of Berger Kahn, has focused her practice on defense of commercial and personal lines, first and third party insurance and bad faith cases. She has first chair trial experience, and has lectured on claim handling issues at legal education conferences, as well as at insurance company seminars for claim personnel. She also provides frequent coverage advice to insurers, including taking examinations under oath on first party property issues, and rendering written coverage opinions on a variety of property and liability issues.
Ann also represents small businesses and individuals in various types of business litigation, including cases involving construction defect, wrongful termination, Prop 65, defamation, and wrongful eviction. She has been selected seven times to the list of Northern California Super Lawyers.
Ann handles cases throughout the state of California, and has also litigated cases in Washington and Nevada pro hac vice.
Licensed since 1989
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Northern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Northern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Northern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Northern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Northern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Northern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2008|
|Northern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2007|
|Principal||Berger Kahn A Law Corporation||1997 - Present|
|Attorney||Berger Kahn A Law Corporation||1989 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of California||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|San Francisco Court Appointed Special Advocates||Volunteer||N/A|
|Pepperdine University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1989|
|University of California - Irvine||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|