Dawn Johnson



Dawn Johnson is a partner in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Insurance Law Practice. Ms. Johnson has also worked on civil defense litigation in state and federal courts, primarily in the areas of products and premises liability, mass tort, personal injury, property damage and contract disputes.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Insurance Law



U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Children’s Memorial Research Center, Institutional Review Board (IRB), Community Member, 2009-2011
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital Foundation Auxiliary Board, Board of Directors, 2002-2004
  • Junior League of Chicago, 1994-2001, Chair, Marketing/Communications Committee, 2000-2001

Awards & Honors

  • Executive Editorial Board,  Journal of Computer & Information Law, 1994-1997
  • Moot Court: AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich Patent Law Moot Court Team


The John Marshall Law School

Juris Doctor, 1997

University of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, 1989


"It’s 1996: Do You Know Where Your Cyberkids Are? Captive Audiences and Content Regulation on the Internet," 15 J. Marshall J. Computer & Information L. 51, 1996