Adam S. Johnson

Partner

Adam S. Johnson is a partner in the Madison County, Illinois office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. 

Mr. Johnson is a seasoned litigator with first-chair jury trial experience. His practice includes general civil ligation, complex commercial and business litigation, and class actions. Mr. Johnson also regularly represents corporate clients in cases involving commercial contract disputes and business torts.

Mr. Johnson is a former law clerk at the Missouri Court of Appeals and is an experienced appellate attorney. He has handled matters before the US Supreme Court and many other federal and state courts of appeal. Mr. Johnson regularly leverages his knowledge of appellate law to aid his clients prior to the conclusion of trial court proceedings, and has saved his clients millions of dollars through post-judgment motion practice and in proceedings for extraordinary writs.

Prior to law school, Mr. Johnson was a social worker and managed a group home for adults with developmental disabilities at a local nonprofit agency.

Representative Cases

  • Murphy v. Barr, No. 20-L-39, Effingham County, Illinois (Mar. 2022) – defense verdict against one plaintiff and secured verdict for 3% of the amount requested by the remaining plaintiff.
  • Jourdan v. Loftis, No. 18-L-3, Crawford County, Illinois (July 2021) – secured verdict for 3% of the amount plaintiffs requested the jury award.
  • Jeyaratnam v. McGuire, No. 18-L-41, Jackson County, Illinois (Jan. 2020) – defense verdict. 

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Illinois
    • Missouri
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Admissions

Illinois

Missouri

United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Missouri

Associations

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Education

Saint Louis University School of Law

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2011

Washington University

Master of Social Work, 2008

Augustana College

Bachelor of Arts, 2003

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