Current Role
  • Partner, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
Recent Cases
  • Represents thousands of plaintiffs in Holley et al. v. Gilead Sciences, Inc., No. 4:18-cv-6972-JST (N.D. Cal.), in which plaintiffs allege that Gilead repeatedly designed its HIV medications to contain toxic TDF and delayed its safer TAF-based design until the expiration of TDF patent exclusivity so that Gilead could make millions more in product sales. 
  • Represents proposed classes of consumers in antitrust class actions against Amazon, including: 
    • Frame-Wilson et al. v., Inc., No. 2:20-cv-00424-RAJ (W.D. Wash.), which was the first antitrust lawsuit filed against Amazon based on its policy of prohibiting third-party sellers from lowering the price of their goods on platforms that compete with Amazon; and
    • De Coster v., Inc., No. 2:21-cv-00693-RSM (W.D. Wash.), where Hagens Berman was appointed interim co-lead counsel, representing a class of Amazon customers, who allege that Amazon’s agreements with its third-party sellers caused them to overpay for their purchases on Amazon Marketplace.
  • Represented the States of Ohio and Arkansas in their suits against opioid manufacturers for creating and profiting off the opioid epidemic
  • Led the discovery, briefing and trial preparation teams on behalf of court-appointed co-lead counsel for the wrongful death and personal injury plaintiffs in General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation, one of the largest product liability litigations in U.S. history. Ms. Johnson was instrumental in achieving a $200+ million aggregate settlement for her clients in General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation
  • Member of the trial team in the first pay-for-delay pharmaceutical antitrust case to go to trial after the U.S. Supreme Court’s watershed decision in FTC v. Actavis
  • Developed and filed multiple pharmaceutical antitrust cases challenging drug companies’ schemes to prevent less expensive generic versions of brand name drugs from entering the market, including by using sham litigation, sham citizen petitions, pay-for-delay settlements and “product hopping"
  • Prior to joining Hagens Berman, Ms. Johnson was a partner at a Texas litigation firm and an associate at two New York City plaintiffs’ class-action firms
  • Former fundraising volunteer for Annie’s List, which helps to elect women to office in Texas
  • Organized the American Constitution Society’s Constitution in the Classroom program for New York City schools
  • Brooklyn Law Review
Personal Insight

Ms. Johnson recently moved back to Brooklyn after 10 years in Austin, TX. An avid record collector, Ms. Johnson is happy to be back in New York even though her apartment is too small to fit the jukebox.