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About me

New York attorney, with extensive experience in the insurance sector prior to law school, strong intellectual property skills, and seven years in Customs and International trade arising out of import transactions.


Excellent oral and written communications skills.


Languages spoken: English, German, Japanese, Russian

Contact info

United States Federal Courts

One Federal Plaza
New York, NY, 10278-0001

Practice areas


  1. Administrative Law: 10%
  2. Litigation: 10%
  3. Government: 10%
  4. Appeals: 10%
  5. Other: 60%
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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

31 total 

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  • Hubert W Pfabe

    I endorse Attorney Johnston. I have viewed his responses and advice that he has offered on a wide range of topics and have found it on point and insightful.


    Hubert Pfabe Patent application Attorney
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  • Benjamin Goldman

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Johnston is a very knowledgeable appellate attorney.


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NYCurrently registered 200703/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Oralist -Wechsler 1st Amendment Moot Court CompetitionAmerican University Washington College of Law2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Government AttorneyUnited States Courts2006 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York City Bar Association International Trade CommitteeMember2014 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationAssociation Insurance Committee2008 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationFederal Courts Committee2008 - Present
Customs and International Trade Bar AssociationUSCIT Liaison2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pennsylvania State UniversityPolitics and International PoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ATCOP 2014Intergenerational Communications2014