|NAME||William R. Johnson, Partner|
|EDUCATION||Berry College, B.S. Biochemistry, 1980
Mercer University School of Law, JD
|BAR MEMBERSHIPS||State of Georgia, 1983
State of Tennessee, 1999
State of Kentucky, 2012
|PRACTICE AREAS||Captive Insurance Companies
Insurance Defense Litigation
Product Liability Defense
William Johnson joined Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele in 1986 and currently serves as Administrative Partner. His areas of concentration are Civil Litigation, Insurance Defense Litigation, and Product Liability Defense.
He has been a member of various insurance defense societies including the Atlanta Claims Association, Southern Loss Association, Georgia Self Insurers Association and served on the Executive Board of the General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia. He is also a member of the Managing Partner Committee at the Atlanta Bar which is available only to Managing or Administrative Partners at firms.
Bill has joined the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance which is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, January 11, 1958, Bill was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1983 after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Biochemistry from Berry College in 1980, and his J.D. with honors from Mercer University. Bill was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1999 and the Kentucky Bar in 2012. Formerly with the firm of Long, Weinberg, Ansley & Wheeler, Bill joined Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele to assist in the formation of a civil litigation department in 1986.
Bill resides in Marietta and has three adult children and two grandchildren.
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