Glenn Johnson, Esq.
Glenn Johnson founded Glenn Johnson – Attorney At Law to focus his practice exclusively on the representation of individuals and business entities with claims for injuries and damages against insurance companies and their insureds, governmental entities, negligent individuals and professionals and manufacturers and distributors of defective products. Mr. Johnson has specialized in civil litigation for over 37 years, and has handled cases involving catastrophic injury, insurance claims, product liability, breach of warranty, personal injury, motor vehicle, motorcycle, trucking, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, sexual molestation, wrongful death, assault and battery, sports injury, professional negligence, dangerous roadways and public buildings, public entity liability, premises liability, construction, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, unfair trade practices, civil fraud, toxic torts and injuries by animals. But his primary focus today is on recovering the highest financial settlement or Judgment on behalf of his clients injured in motor vehicle accidents involving automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, pedestrians or unsafe public and private roadways or parking lots.
After passing the Bar exam in 1980, Mr. Johnson worked as in-house counsel for an automotive petrochemical products manufacturing company where he oversaw claims involving insurance, automotive products liability, employment, contract disputes and claims concerning toxic substances, environmental regulation, intellectual property, and commercial law. There, he was responsible for negotiating contracts with the major automotive manufacturers, the Teamsters Union, large oil and chemical corporations, construction companies, and national and international wholesalers and retailers and complying with the regulatory bodies of state and federal agencies. He also oversaw all of the company’s litigation.
In 1987, Mr. Johnson was hired as a trial lawyer for Spray Gould & Bowers, one of California’s oldest and most prominent insurance defense firms. Within five years, Mr. Johnson became a Partner, representing many of the major insurance companies. After 23 years of representing insurance companies and their insureds, he left SG&B in 2010 to start his own firm representing clients with claims against insurance companies. All of these experiences contribute to Mr. Johnson’s success as an aggressive litigator throughout California and as a proven mediator and arbitrator on the approved panels for the Los Angeles and Orange County Superior Courts. Mr. Johnson’s extensive jury trial and arbitration experience throughout California have given him the opportunity to refine his advocacy skills in the court room and at the negotiating table. He has successfully tried to a jury verdict, arbitrated, or settled claims involving personal injury and insurance valued at well over $100 million.
He was member of Southern California Fraud Investigators, Southern California Defense Association and the Consumer Attorneys of California. He is currently a member of California State Bar, OCBA,OCTLA and the Association of Surfing Lawyers. Aiding in the community, Mr. Johnson has offered his time pro bono for Head Start and as Counsel for Court Appointed Trustees against and corrupt and abusive Conservators. He is a father (and now grandfather) who coached and refereed soccer for AYSO and roller hockey for the Boys Club and volunteered as a student mentor at Newport Harbor High School for over 10 years. He has also served as Judge Pro Temp for the Orange County Superior Court and was certified as a Temporary Judge and Settlement Officer. He was also on the Arbitration panels for the Los Angeles County Superior Court and Orange County Superior Court. He is currently an Arbitrator for the Orange County Bar Association. Mr. Johnson is admitted to practice in all California State Courts as well as the United States District Court for the Central District.
Mr. Johnson passed the California State Bar on his first attempt and has been practicing law in California since 1981. He worked on the Natural Resource Law Forum at the University of Utah Law School, where he graduated in 1980. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1976, from the University of Utah with a degree in economics. In 1971 he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Foothill High School in Tustin, California. He was born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania before moving to California. He is a competitive athlete, member of Surfrider Foundation, mountain biker, motorcyclists and environmentalists who enjoys surfing, stand up paddle boarding, sailing, fishing, water skiing, snow skiing and any activity involving water or any out-of-doors activities. He also follows most college sports and professional Alpine skiing and surfing.
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