Patrik Johansson


Patrik Johansson is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Miscellaneous Professional Liability Practice. Mr. Johansson has experience representing professionals including real estate brokers, attorneys, insurance brokers and agents, appraisers and mortgage brokers. Mr. Johansson has also represented large financial institutions in several litigation matters. Mr. Johansson has been involved in more than 500 cases involving allegations of unfair debt collection practices under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Rosenthal Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Mr. Johansson has extensive experience defending attorneys against claims of legal malpractice, malicious prosecution, and third-party claims. He co-authored the section involving potential claims against lawyers involved in the collection of consumer debts in the California Legal Malpractice and Malicious Prosecution Liability Handbook.

In addition, Mr. Johansson handles the following types of matters:

  • Multiple Class Actions
  • Business to Business Disputes
  • Mortgage Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Malicious Prosecution

Professional Presentations

  • National Creditors Bar Association Fall Conference Speaker, "Collector Beware: Hidden Traps and Risks When Collecting On Behalf of Homeowners Associations," May 2017
  • National Creditors Bar Association Podcast, "Strategies for Defeating Class Certification in Consumer Class Actions. Podcast Presentation for The National Creditors Bar Association," April 2017
  • Lewis Brisbois Webinar Presenter, "What Does This Have To Do With Credit & How Is It Fair? Understanding, Defending & Resolving Claims Brought Under The Fair Credit Reporting Act," December 2017


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California




  • California Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association


Brooklyn Law School

Juris Doctor, 2003

University of Michigan

Bachelor of Arts, honors, 2000

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