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About me

In addition to my legal practice, I am a Professorial Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University Law School, where I teach contract drafting to upper-level students.


 


I am also a primary contributor and the Co-Editor of the Virginia Business Law Update - a blog that provides insight and commentary on news and legal developments affecting Virginia Businesses.


 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 40%
    19 years, 150 cases
  2. Employment: 30%
    19 years
  3. Business: 30%
    19 years, 300 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • James Robert Emerson

    I would encourage anyone in need of a skilled attorney to seek Mr. Johnson's advice. His answers show his compassion and skill.

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  • Angela Hope France

    I've had the pleasure of working with Mr. Johnson on litigation and transactional matters over the course of 5 + years. He is passionate about the representation of his clients, and provides high-quality legal services. He provides great attention to detail, and works with clients to understand their expectations and goals in each matter. He is wonderful person and an exceptional attorney.

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Contact info

PCT Law Group, PLLC - Alexandria, VA office

330 John Carlyle Street
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA, 22314

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 199907/06/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law199703/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer, Employment Law - ManagementBest Lawyers in America2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2010
Moot Court BoardGeorge Washington University Law School1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberPCT Law Group, PLLC2007 - Present
Founding MemberJohnson Law Firm2007 - 2007
Senior AssociateAlbo & Oblon, LLP2004 - 2006
CounselNoblis, Inc2003 - 2004
AssociateKrooth & Altman1996 - 2003
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Defense Research InstituteMember2013 - Present
Fairfax Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Alexandria Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law FirmsFounder of a Member Law Firm2009 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2000 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Virginia Public Broadcasting BoardBoard Member (Gubernatorial Appointment)2006 - 2009
Alexandria Budget & Fiscal Affairs Advisory CommitteeBoard Member (Appointed by City Council)2006 - 2008
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Forum International, Inc. v. TroutonFavorable Jury Verdict for Plaintiff
Memorandum of Understanding Among Three Fortune 500 CompaniesClosed
Small Business AcquisitionClosed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
HR Magazine9th Circuit: Some Off-the-Clock Activities After Work May Be Compensable2010
Society for Human Resource Management7th Circuit: Court Grants NLRB’s Petition for Enforcement of CBA2010
HR MagazineSex discrimination lawsuit sent to trial; temporary employee’s position is not vacant under ADA2010
Society for Human Resources Management8th Circuit: Subjectivity in Hiring Process May Give Rise to Title VII Claim2010
Society for Human Resource Management Court Report4th Circuit: Federal Court Did Not Have Jurisdiction over State Law Claims Against Union2010
Virginia Business Law UpdateVirginia Court Rules That It Can't Dissolve An Unregistered Foreign Limited Partnership2010
Virginia Business Law UpdateProposed Federal Law Will End Transparent Incorporation Practices2010
Society for Human Resource Management Court ReportAward of Damages Stemming from Emotional Distress and Loss of Reputation Held not Taxable By D.C. Circuit Court2006
Atlantic Coast In-HouseThe Impact Of The Bowhead Case On The Use Of Non-Compete Agreements By Incumbent Contractors2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillBusiness AdministrationB.S.1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ABA Litigation Section Annual ConferenceBeyond the Business Case: Diversity and the Small/Medium Firm2013
ABA Litigation Section Annual ConferenceMarketing in the Social Media Age2012
George Washington University Law SchoolDrafting Corporate Transaction Documents2010
George Washington University Law SchoolDrafting Corporate Transaction Documents2009
George Washington University Law SchoolDrafting Corporate Transaction Documents2008