Timothy Johnson was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey. He graduated Bergen Catholic High School in 2006. Mr. Johnson attended James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) where he majored in Justice Studies: Criminal Justice as a subject-area honors student, and graduated cum laude in 2010. While at JMU, he fell in love with his future wife, and the state of Virginia.
Mr. Johnson matriculated at New York Law School in 2010. As a student, he headed the New York Law School Law Review’s Visual Scholarship Team, and achieved an ‘Outstanding Faculty Service Award’ for his work on the project. Mr. Johnson had also published a business-legal article on Business Conflict Blog, and was a member of the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition Team. Before graduating, he co-founded the New York Law School Trial Competition Team. While in law school, Mr. Johnson represented children with disabilities, and their parents, as a special education advocate in New Jersey. In 2013, he graduated New York Law School, cum laude.
Mr. Johnson lives in Fairfax County with his wife, and two dogs.
Timothy Johnson has previously worked with:
- Commonwealth Attorney’s Office (Harrisonburg, VA)
- United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn, NY)
- Mangan Ginsberg, LLP (New York, NY)
Mr. Johnson has experience in state and federal courts, with trial and appellate cases. His extensive litigation experience includes cases involving:
- Multi-million dollar commercial dissolution disputes
- Breach of contract
- Business-threatening FLSA/state wage law actions against small businesses
- Corporate governance disputes
- Employment discrimination
- Severe–catastrophic personal injuries in construction, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, and general negligence
- Felony criminal defense
- Civil rights actions concerning false arrest, excessive force, and malicious prosecution
- Special education administrative actions
- Landlord–tenant evictions
- Privacy rights including HIPAA violations
Mr. Johnson’s familiarity with diverse practice areas and how they tend to play out in court benefits his clients as he is able to offer counsel regarding regulatory compliance and risk management.
Recent Blog Posts
Based on 2014 data, the American Community Survey estimated that more than 1,000,000 Virginians were 65 years and older. An additional 470,000 Virginians fell between 60 and 64 years of age, and another 534,000 were between 55 and 59 years old. Although the majority of the upcoming elderly population will not require ALF services, there…
Facts Leading Up to the Case The plaintiff (woman who was the Senior Human Resources Manager and the oldest employee in her position in North America) was fired, then subsequently sued her former supervisor (woman) and her company, a subsidiary of Amazon, for (1) defamation (false statements made that caused harm); (2) discrimination based on…
Discovery in due process hearings is as expansive as an impartial hearing officer (“IHO”) [the IHO is synonymous with “special education hearing officer”] wants it to be. In Virginia, the regulations concerning due process hearing discovery is as comprehensive as follows: Rights of parties in the hearing. (§ 22.1-214 C of the Code of Virginia;…