BARBARA JOHNSON

Ms. Johnson is a seasoned professional who handles the full array of management-side labor and employment matters. She provides advice and counsel on day-to-day employment issues; conducts workplace investigations; litigates discrimination claims, class and collective actions, whistleblower/retaliation claims, wage and hour claims, public law (municipalities and school systems), breach of contract claims, ERISA claims, and employment arbitrations. Ms. Johnson has extensive jury trial experience.

LOCATION: Washington, DC

LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: United States Supreme Court Bar, District of Columbia Bar, State Bar of Texas, State Bar of Michigan, District Court for the District of Columbia, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

CURRENT FIRM: Potter & Murdock PC

PRIOR FIRM(S): Paul Hastings

LAW SCHOOL: College of William and Mary (Marshall-Wythe)

HONORS AND AWARDS: American Bar Association's College of Labor and Employment LawyersBoard Certified by The State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization, D. C. Super Lawyers

PRACTICE AREA(S):

Labor and Employment

(Counseling and Compliance, Disability and Leave Management, EEO Audits (e.g., Pay Equity, Hiring/Promotion), Employee Mobility, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition, Employment, Consultant and Severance Agreements, Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation, Hiring Procedures and Background Checks, Litigation — Employer-side, Restrictive Covenants (Confidentiality, Non-competition and Non-solicitation), Separation/Severance Agreements, Wage and Hour, Whistleblower Claims, Worker Classification, Workplace Investigations, Workplace Policies and Procedures)

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

(Employment)

INDUSTRY: tech, life sciences, healthcare, retail, financial services, educational institutions, state and local governments


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