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Larry  W. Johnson

PRACTICES

Architect & Engineer Defense
Commercial Litigation
Construction Litigation
Directors & Officers Litigation
Insurance Agent & Broker/Independent Adjuster Defense
Real Estate Professionals Defense (Agents, Home Inspectors, Surveyors)

EDUCATION

The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
J.D., 1996, With Honors

Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
B.A., 1993

ADMISSIONS

  • Texas, 1996
Larry W. Johnson
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: 214-220-5205
Fax: 214-220-5255
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Larry Johnson’s practice is focused on representing professionals in defense of claims in Texas state and federal courts as well as in arbitration proceedings. He provides a reasoned approach that avoids the “scorched earth” attitude in lieu of a more thoughtful balance of strategy and action. Larry’s clients seek his advice in claims for negligence, breach of contract, fraud and Deceptive Trade Practices violations. Having represented clients in an array of industries, Larry is particularly experienced in: 

  • Directors and officers liability
  • Insurance agents/brokers
  • Real estate and construction, including architects and engineers, surveyors, contractors, code consultants and inspectors
  • Mortgage brokers, real estate agents and title companies
  • Project owners and builders, municipalities, lenders, and franchisees/franchisors 

EXPERIENCE

Representative Matters:

  • Successfully obtained dismissal of lawsuit against a mortgage broker where plaintiff asserted claims of fraud
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of real estate agency in lawsuit for claims of fraud and breach of contract
  • Successfully obtained dismissals of claims against real estate agents in suits claiming negligent misrepresentation, fraud and violations of the Deceptive Trade Practices Act
  • Obtained favorable settlements of claims against architects and engineers in lawsuits claiming breach of contract for allegedly defective conditions at construction sites.
  • Obtained dismissal of lawsuit against civil engineer for negligence and construction defects
  • Obtained dismissal of lawsuit against lender for statutory and common law state and federal claims

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Named Texas "Rising Star" by Thomson Reuters, 2004 - 2010

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member