Tom Johnson’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and defense of white collar crime matters. He has handled lawsuits, including class actions, involving insurance practices, toxic torts, proxy contests and corporate takeovers, banking matters involving lender liability, foreclosures and complex collections, franchise disputes, defense and prosecution of securities fraud claims, natural resources cases involving take-or-pay commitments, pricing disputes, preemptive rights and a variety of contract disputes, real estate and leasing matters commonly involving allegations of fraud and misrepresentation, bankruptcy litigation, employment-related disputes, health care industry matters, distributorship terminations, unfair trade practices cases including false advertising and theft of trade secret claims, white collar crime defense, and corporate internal investigations. Mr. Johnson has extensive jury trial experience and has argued numerous matters before state and federal appellate courts.
Prior to joining Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP in 1988, Mr. Johnson supervised all litigation for the Denver office of a major Chicago law firm and served as the managing partner of that office for 20 months. Mr. Johnson’s practice experience includes seven years’ service as an assistant U.S. attorney in Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. Johnson is a member of the American, Colorado, and Denver Bar Associations. He was recognized by Chambers USA as a "Leader in Their Field" in Litigation: General Commercial, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, and was named one of “Denver’s Top Lawyers” in 5280 Magazine. He has also been selected for inclusion in Colorado Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters and is a current Denver Police Foundation Board Member.
University of Illinois, J.D., 1971
Colgate University, A.B., 1967