Matt Johnson maintains a national trial practice that focuses on complex commercial and business litigation. Mr. Johnson has tried cases in state and federal courts across the country, and has tried numerous arbitration proceedings around the nation. Mr. Johnson’s corporate litigation experience involves extensive experience in cases regarding breaches of contract, breach of fiduciary duties/securities issues, oil and gas overriding royalty interest rights, oil and gas lease disputes, joint venture operating agreements, mergers and acquisitions disputes, environmental contamination disputes, trade secrets violations and non-compete issues, alleged patent infringement, and he has extensive experience litigating in the FINRA arbitration forum both on behalf of investors and on behalf of securities firms. Matt also has trial experience in the antitrust realm, as well as with white collar crime litigation. In 15 years of practicing law, Matt has developed extensive trial and arbitration experience in state and federal courts across the nation.
Prior to joining Dowd Bennett, Matt began his law practice in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins LLP, and subsequently worked as an associate at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP in Denver. Prior to joining Dowd Bennett’s Denver office in early 2018, Matt was a partner at Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP in Denver.