Reston, VA/Press/December 31, 2018 – Johnnie Louis Johnson, III Owner and Senior Trial Attorney of the Law Offices of Johnnie Louis Johnson, III LLC was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Mr. Johnnie Louis Johnson, III in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America.
“The key to my success has been in my ability to help people resolve their problems.” – Johnnie Louis Johnson, III
Johnnie Louis Johnson, III Esq., has been practicing law since 1970. He is admitted to practice law in the state of Tennessee, Virginia and the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Supreme Court. His areas of practice include workers compensation, Title VII, employment discrimination, on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, or age, Discrimination in Employment Act, Equal Pay Act, the Rehabilitation Act, civil rights and personal injury.
As senior attorney for the EEOC, Johnson obtained a $4.5 million settlement for the Local 580 Ornamental Iron Workers Union of New York City. The $4.5 million settlement represented an increase of $3.3 million to a budget previously allocated for the expansion of Local 580’s Apprentice Training Facility in New York.
Johnson worked in United States Attorney’s office for the Western District of Tennessee in Memphis as a legal intern after graduation from Ohio Northern. After passing the Tennessee Bar, he was employed as assistant United States attorney. He was transferred from the Department of Justice to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in the Atlanta Regional Litigation Center as an assistant regional attorney. In July 1975, he was transferred from Atlanta, Ga., to the EEOC’s Headquarters in Washington, D.C., where he worked as an attorney for the EEOC Commissioner Colston A. Lewis from 1975-77. He was transferred to the position of supervisory trial attorney in the EEOC’s Headquarters litigation unit and remained there until July 1985. From 1985 to June 2006, he worked as a senior trial attorney in the EEOC’s Headquarters Systemic Litigation Services. In June 2006, he transferred from the EEOC’s Headquarters to the EEOC’s Memphis District Office. He retired from the EEOC in July 2007 but continues to work in a private practice in Memphis as an attorney at law. While in D.C., Johnson was president of the EEOC Headquarters Local 2667 of the American Federation of Government Employees.
Johnnie Louis Johnson III graduated from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. He is a charter member of the ONU Law Alumni Association Board of Directors, serving since 1988. Johnson was featured in the article, “Not Your Usual Federalist,” issued Oct. 21, 2002, in the Washington, D.C., publication, The Federal Paper.
Mr. Johnson is married to Tina and they have four adult sons and seven grandchildren. He resides in both Memphis, Tenn., and Reston, Va.
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