Ms. Johnston represents clients in a range of complex litigation matters and a variety of industries. Her focus includes complex product liability defense, oil/gas/mineral and pipeline, mass torts and toxic torts, defense of pharmaceuticals and medical devices and restrictive covenant/non-compete actions, particularly in technology and product-intense industries. She serves as national, local and trial counsel to the automotive industry, heavy equipment manufacturers and others in asbestos, benzene and toxic tort cases, and represents pharmaceutical clients in mass tort proceedings at the state and federal levels. Additionally, she has litigated claims related to trademark infringement, RICO, fraud, wage and hour, and other business-related litigation.
Ms. Johnston is the chair of the firm’s Product Liability practice group.
•2014 recipient of the Jefferson Award for Public Service
News & Publications
•Alice Sacks Johnston Selected as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
•Alice Sacks Johnston Featured in Tribune-Review for Local Girl Scout Project
•Schnader Announces Changes to Firm Management
•Schnader Receives Pennsylvania Youth Court Champion Award
•Schnader Attorneys Obtain Defense Verdict in California Asbestos Suit
•Alice Sacks Johnston and Jay Evans Join Schnader’s Pittsburgh Office
Community & Pro Bono
•Venture Outdoors, Board of Directors, Chair
•Hidden Valley Foundation, Inc.
•Girl Scouts, Lifetime member
•Putting on the Brakes or Stepping on the Gas? The Future of Automotive Asbestos Litigation
•Alice Sacks Johnston Presented at ABA Conference on “The Future of Automotive Asbestos Litigation”
•Alice Sacks Johnston Gave “Product Liability Update” at CLE Program
•Schnader Attorneys Gave CLE on Ethics