Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury - Plaintiff Attorney in Washington, DC

Roger C. Johnson
Koonz McKenney Johnson DePaolis & Lightfoot, L.L.P.
2001 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 450
Washington, DC 20006
T:Work 202-822-1870
F: Fax202-785-3719
Visit: www.koonz.com
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1977
Education: The George Washington University Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Workers' Compensation (20%), Construction Litigation (20%)

Profile

Roger C. Johnson founded the law firm of Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot in September of 1979. His practice focuses on plaintiff’s personal injury litigation. Mr. Johnson handles cases in the following areas:  

•Asbestos Related Illness

•Assault/Battery

•Auto Accidents

•Bicycle Accidents

•Birth Trauma

•Burn Injuries

•Bus Accidents

•Class Actions

•Construction Accidents

•Defective Product Liability

•Dog Bite Injuries

•Electrical Accidents

•Elevator/Escalator Accidents

•Federal Government Liability

•Foodborne Illness

•Gas Fire & Explosions

•Inadequate Security

•Lead-Paint Poisoning

•Motorcycle Accidents

•Nursing Home Liability

•Pedestrian Accidents

•Personal Injury

•Premises Liability

•Railroad/Subway Accidents

•Slip/Trip & Fall Accidents

•Social Security Disability

•Spinal Cord Injuries

•State/Local Government Liability

•Tap Water Burns

•Toxic Torts

•Truck Accidents

•Traumatic Brain Injury

•Workers’ Compensation

•Wrongful Death

License

State Status
DC Active And Authorized To Practice Law

Professional Misconduct

No known instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2015

About Roger Johnson

Admitted: 1977, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage: www.koonz.com/bio-johnson.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Mr. Johnson has a SUPERB rating on AVVO.com , AVVO , 2012
  • Mr. Johnson has been included in America's Best Lawyers since 2007, America's Best Lawyers , 2007
  • Mr. Johnson has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2006, Best Lawyers, 2006
  • Washingtonian Magazine recognizes Mr. Johnson as one of the areas "Top 1% of Personal Injury Lawyers" 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mr. Johnson is admitted to the District of Columbia Bar 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mr. Johnson has been involved with the Big Brothers of Washington,D.C.​ and has been awarded the "Big Brother of the Year" in the past. 

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Instructor to the attorney neutral evaluators and mediators who serve in Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Mr. Johnson taught over 300 volunteer attorneys in seminars on personal injury law as well as mediation techniques. He taught the same mediation and settlement techniques to the judges of the Civil Division of the DC Superior Court.

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Maryland Garbage Truck Accident: $1.4 million verdict for worker injured when driver pulled away as he was entering vehicle. 
  • Construction Accident: $7 million settlement for apprentice plumber injured when steel fell on him while working. 
  • Airplane Hijacking: $13.2 million verdict for U.S. Government employee tortured and beaten on an overseas flight.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Director, United Bank of Virginia

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, BA, 1974
Last Updated: 10/27/2014
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