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Christopher J. Johnson

Shareholder Milwaukee

Christopher Johnson is a shareholder in the Milwaukee office of Ogletree Deakins.  For more than 25 years, Mr. Johnson has represented and counseled employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employment discrimination, restrictive covenant and non-compete litigation, employer best practices, family and medical leave issues, workplace safety, and wage and hour disputes.  

Mr. Johnson has extensive litigation experience in all forums, from state and federal courts to administrative agencies and labor arbitrations. He has advised clients concerning Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, ERTSA, NLRA, OSHA and state and local regulations related to labor and employment.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • American Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute


  • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - ''Workplace NICS - Building Foolproof Interview Techniques for Workplace Investigations and Avoiding Documentation Drama'' - Kohler - September 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - ''The Technicolor Dreamcoat - A Patchwork of Laws for Multistate Employers'' - Kohler - September 2017
  • Sterling Education Services, Inc. - ''Employment Law Beyond the Basics'' - Green Bay - December 12, 2014
  • Sterling Education Services, Inc. - ''Fundamentals of Employment Law'' - Milwaukee - May 03, 2013
  • Sterling Education Services, Inc. - ''Labor and Employment Law 2013'' - Green Bay - January 25, 2013


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