Michael A. Johnson

Mr. Johnson's practice focuses on commercial litigation, privacy torts, and intellectual property litigation. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of civil litigation matters. In addition, Mr. Johnson regularly handles copyright and trademark applications and licensing matters.

Prior to law school, Mr. Johnson worked in various capacities in the entertainment industry, including at Creative Artists Agency. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Johnson worked as an associate attorney at Loeb & Loeb LLP.
 

PUBLICATIONS
The Waning Consumer Protection Rationale of Trademark Law: Over-Protective Courts and the Path to Stifling Post-Sale Consumer Use, 101 TMR 1321
 

AFFILIATIONS
SOLID (Society of Leaders in Development)
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
American Bar Association
 

HONORS & DISTINCTIONS
Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013-2016)
International Trademark Association, Ladas Memorial Award (2011)
Vanderbilt Law Review Editor's Award (for most outstanding contribution to Law Review)
Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award (for highest grade in Corporations and Business Entities)
Vanderbilt Law Review, Articles Editor
 

COURT ADMISSIONS
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Tennessee State and Appellate Courts

PRACTICE AREAS
Litigation
Intellectual Property
Entertainment Law