Ross M. Johnson

Nashville, Tennessee

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Mr. Johnson received his B.A. from Tulane University in 2006 and J.D. from Washington & Lee University Law School in 2013. While at Washington & Lee, Mr. Johnson was the Senior Articles Editor for the Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice and recipient of the Louis A. Halper Award for the Best Student Note. His practice primarily focuses on business and construction litigation.

Prior to joining Kay Griffin in January 2018, Mr. Johnson practiced at a firm in Washington, D.C. where he focused on labor and employment, government ethics, and administrative law matters. Before law school, Mr. Johnson was an Associate at The Glover Park Group, a public affairs firm in Washington, D.C. There he provided communications, government relations, and public policy advice to clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to national nonprofits and trade organizations.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2013
  • Tulane University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nashville Bar Association – Young Lawyer’s Division
  • Tennessee Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • The Glover Park Group, Associate

Honors and Awards

  • Washington & Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Senior Articles
  • Editor and Louise A. Halper Award Winner for Best Note