Brian W. Johnson is a litigation attorney and his primary areas of practice include insurance defense, personal injury, consumer litigation, premises liability, transportation, retail/ hospitality, products liability, construction, insurance coverage, and general trial practice. Brian is also an arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau where he has resolved disputes between consumers and businesses for more than fifteen years. Brian is active as a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association Bard, the Harmonie Group, the Atlanta Claims Association, Defense Research Institute, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, National Restaurant Association, National Retail Federation, and FIRAE International Retailing Group. Brian also lectures, writes, and presents mock trials at continuing education seminars and industry conferences. He has received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell for his high ethical standards and professionalism.
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2000
Samford University, B.A., 1997
All Georgia State and Federal Courts
USDC Northern and Middle Districts
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
Arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau
American Bar Association
State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Related News, Publications & Presentations
"Premises Liability Case Law Update." Brian Wade Johnson. Georgia Defense Lawyer Association Magazine. Fall 2017.
"Damage Magnification in Minimal Impact Cases." Harmonie Regional Seminars. 2017.
"Investigating For the Defense of a Low-Speed Vehicle Claim Accident." Atlanta Claims Convention. April 2017.
"Defending the Low-Speed Vehicle Accident Claim." Harmonie Regional Seminars. 2015, 2016.
“Out of Possession, Out of Control, Out of Mind...Outa Sight! Developments in Premises Liability For the Commercial Landlord and Tenant.” Brian W. Johnson. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 15, No. 88. July 2003.
“Changes to the UM/UIM Coverage in Georgia and Avoiding Bad Faith in Responding to Demands Within Policy Limits.” Brian W. Johnson. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 25, No. 146. March 2013.