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Thomas S. Johnson

Thomas S. Johnson

Associate
Phone:612.672.3259
Fax:612.672.3200

Thomas "Tommy" Johnson is an associate attorney representing pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in complex product liability litigation. He has successfully represented his clients during mediation, arbitration, and trial.

A skilled writer, Tommy has drafted and edited trial and appellate memoranda to support all phases of mass tort, personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice litigation, including motions for summary judgment, to compel discovery and limine. He has conducted all phases of discovery, including depositions, interrogatories and requests for production of documents. He regularly performs client intake and assists in client navigation through all stages of pre-litigation, litigation, and settlement.

Tommy spent nearly two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas A. Gilligan, Jr., drafting and editing memoranda on behalf of the judge in complex civil, probate and specially assigned homicide cases. He also worked on cases with major implications to Minnesotans, including challenges to Governor Walz’s peacetime emergency powers, voting rights, abortion and Minnesota’s tobacco settlement.

Outside of the office, Tommy enjoys golfing, fishing, and hiking. He has visited two dozen national parks. He also enjoys cooking and cheering on the Minnesota Golden Gophers.  

 

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2019

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Education

  • Mitchell Hamline College of Law, J.D., 2019

    Editor in Chief, Journal of Public Policy & Practice

    President, Student Bar Association

    SBA Fellowship

    Merit Scholarship

    Warren E. Burger Inn of Court

     
  • University of Minnesota, B.A., 2016

    Major: Political Science

    Minor: History

    Minnesota Golden Gopher Hockey Communications Intern

Professional Associations

    • Ramsey County Bar Association
      —New Lawyers Division Committee

Distinctions

    • John Bidon Memorial Fund
      —Board Member, 2020 – 2022
    • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services
      —Pro Bono Expungement Volunteer, 2022

Judicial Clerkships

  • Minnesota Judicial Court, Hon. Thomas A. Gillian, Jr., Law Clerk, 2019 – 2021