Thomas A. Johnson

Top rated White Collar Crimes attorney in Sacramento, California

Law Office of Thomas A. Johnson
Thomas A. Johnson
Law Office of Thomas A. Johnson

Practice Areas: White Collar Crimes, Criminal Defense

Licensed in California since: 1985

Education: University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

Law Office of Thomas A. Johnson

400 Capitol Mall
Suite 2560
Sacramento, CA 95814-4434 Visit website


Sacramento criminal defense attorney, Thomas A. Johnson, is a former supervising deputy district attorney and former assistant United States attorney. As a federal prosecutor, Mr. Johnson focused on cases involving federal crimes, sex crimes, domestic violence and felony assault. He has defended some of the most high-profile defendants in the Sacramento area on crimes ranging from murder to money laundering.

Included in the list of clients Mr. Johnson has represented are professional athletes and some of the most influential people in the region. In his more than 25 years of practice, he has tried more than 115 cases in criminal law. Over the past two and a half decades, Mr. Johnson has handled some of the most complicated and newsworthy cases in the region with great success.

Mr. Johnson is admitted to practice within the state of California. He is a member of the United States Eastern District Planning Committee and the Federal Bar Association. In 2011, Mr. Johnson was named as the Top Criminal Defense Attorney by the Sacramento Business Journal.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense: White Collar, Criminal Defense
  • 50% Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 50% Criminal Defense

First Admitted: 1985, California

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Speaker, National Homicide Symposium, 2001 - 2004
  • Board Chairperson, WEAVE (Women Escaping a Violent Environment) 2004 - 2008
  • Member, Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Chair, Cristo Rey High School, 2010 - Present
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, 2006 - Present
  • Member, United States Eastern District Planning Committee, 2011 - Present
  • California
Educational Background:
  • University of San Franciscoa, B.S. in Economics, 1981
  • United States Department of Justice Integrity Award, 1985
  • Prosecutor of the Year, 1987
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Integrity Award, 1995
  • Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, Prosecutor of the Year, 1997
  • Top Criminal Defense Attorney, Sacramento Business Journal, 2011
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board President, W.E.A.V.E-Women Escpaing a Violent Environment, 2003
  • Board Member, Cristo Rey High School-A Catholic college preparatory school for motivated students with limited financial means, 2007

Office location for Thomas A. Johnson

400 Capitol Mall
Suite 2560
Sacramento, CA 95814-4434

Phone: 916-442-4022


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

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