Tim L. Johnson

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Tim focuses on defending employers in class, collective, and representative actions. Class, collective, and representative litigation requires specialized expertise and skill. Tim has substantial experience defending such actions. He has handled hundreds of them in federal and California courts and defeated attempts to certify claims. He is well versed in the law. He is qualified to defend even the most complex cases.

Tim also has significant trial and arbitration experience. He enjoys taking a case to its conclusion when necessary. He has also developed considerable appellate experience. He has handled appeals at the California Court of Appeal, the California Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit, and the Seventh Circuit.

Tim is passionate about the law. He always works hard to secure the best result for his clients. He uses his expertise, knowledge, and passion to do what it takes to successfully defend his clients. His litigation approach is outside the box.

Tim has defended public and private employers in various industries, including financial services, technology, insurance, healthcare, biotech, trucking and logistics, transportation, hotels and motels, resorts and casinos, automobile dealerships and service centers, restaurants and supermarkets, retailers and wholesalers, and staffing/PEO companies.

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Tim has served as defense counsel in many important California and nationwide employment matters. Recent results include:


Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • San Diego County Bar Association (Employment Section)
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, San Diego Chapter, Former Board Member
  • State Bar of California (Employment Section)
  • American Bar Association (Labor & Employment Section)


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