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Johnson joins Plunkett Cooney’s Commercial Litigation Group


A former law clerk for two U.S. District Court judges, attorney Erik Johnson recently joined the Commercial Litigation Practice Group of Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest full-service law firms.

Johnson’s practice focuses on the resolution of litigation involving business torts, real estate disputes and other claims on behalf of clients from various industries. He is admitted to practice law in Illinois and his application with the State Bar of Michigan is pending.

Prior to joining the firm, Johnson worked as a law clerk to judges Mark A. Goldsmith and David M. Lawson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Johnson received his law degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Law in 2015 and his undergraduate degree from the University of La Verne, which is also located in California, in 2011.

Plunkett Cooney's Commercial Litigation Practice Group represents a range of clients in litigation, arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution concerning matters that arise while conducting business. Practice group members have extensive experience in matters involving contract disputes, business torts, real estate disputes, business ownership conflicts, bankruptcy, antitrust claims, corporate compliance issues, tax and finance issues, commercial collections, commercial landlord/tenant disputes, civil RICO, ERISA, intellectual property claims and many other areas of litigation.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of business and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 150 attorneys in seven Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms.

For more information about Erik Johnson joining Plunkett Cooney, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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