Mark R. Johnson
3344 Peachtree Road, NESuite 2400Atlanta, GA 30326
T: 404.832.9537F: 404.875.9433
Mark Johnson's practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on catastrophic injury, product liability, transportation litigation, construction litigation and premises liability. He has litigated and resolved cases involving serious injury and wrongful death on behalf of clients in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Mercer University, B.A.,1998
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., 2001
Bar & Court Admissions
- State Bar of Georgia
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Obtained judgment for forklift manufacturer in federal court in alleged defective product wrongful death action.
Assisted in defense of national transportation company in Winchester, Tennessee, after bus driver was attacked by passenger resulting in numerous deaths to passengers and rendering plaintiff a paraplegic. Verdict was below pre-trial demand.
Successfully defended builder in Cobb County, Georgia, in professional negligence case where plaintiff's home suffered significant water infiltration and mold infestation.
Successfully defended apartment complex owners and managers in premises liability / negligent security case. Client found 1% at fault in shooting death of young man on or near apartment complex property.
Successfully defended tire manufacturer in federal court in alleged product defect case involving death and two permanently brain injured children.
Obtained defense verdict for bucket truck manufacturer in case involving catastrophic injuries.
Represented various apartment complexes and businesses in premises liability related litigation.
Awards & Recognitions
2019 Outstanding Product Liability Counsel-Terex Corporation
Best Lawyers® Product Liability Litigation 2021
Super Lawyers Magazine, Georgia Rising Stars List, Personal Injury Defense: Products (2012, 2014-2015)
Georgia Defense Attorney of the Year (2018) - Courtroom View Network
Professional & Community Activities
American Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
News & Publications
- August 20, 2020
- February 26, 2019
- Daily Report
Events & Speaking Engagements
"Premises Liability: Third Party Crime," presentation, Engle Martin & Associates, September 23, 2015.