|University ||State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., 2004; State University of New York at Buffalo, M.A., 2006|
|Law School||University at Buffalo Law School - SUNY, J.D., cum laude, 2009|
|Admitted||2010, California - C.D. Cal.; 2010, California; 2014, California - S.D. Cal.; 2010, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2010, New York|
bar & professional association memberships
American Bar Association
Douglas G.A. Johnston is an Associate in the San Francisco office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Johnston has experience in complex litigation involving employment class actions, whistleblower law and challenges to government regulations. He has handled cases at each stage, from initial client meeting to final settlement.
Mr. Johnston graduatedcum laude from the University at Buffalo Law School in 2009. In law school, Mr. Johnston was an extern in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York, a Legal Aide for the New York State Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and a law clerk for a firm focusing on single-plaintiff litigation. In addition to his work outside of law school, Mr. Johnston was a member of his school's trial team, where he refined his trial skills at the direction of local attorneys and a state judge.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Johnston was an NCAA Division I Track & Field coach.
Mr. Johnston is admitted to practice law in California and New York.
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