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Anne Johnson

Anne Johnson is a co-chair of the firm’s Litigation section. Ms. Johnson is an appellate lawyer who represents clients in complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts. She regularly appears before Texas appellate courts and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and has been Board Certified in Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2001.

In addition to her extensive appellate experience, Ms. Johnson is equally at ease in the trial court. Collaborating with litigators both inside and outside the firm, Ms. Johnson routinely handles legal matters before trial courts, including summary judgment proceedings, the jury charge, error preservation, post-trial motions, and judgment formation. She played a substantial role in multi-week trials in state and federal courts across Texas for Celanese, TransFirst, General Electric, Panda Energy, Siemens, and HIT Entertainment, among others. Ms. Johnson is also a frequent speaker and writer on appellate matters, including judgment formation, arbitration, interlocutory appeals, and jury charges.

Ms. Johnson has been married to UT Law classmate Nathan Johnson for 17 years and they have three children:  Finn (age 11), Theo (age 9) and Sophie (age 7).