Joshua S. Johnson

Josh Johnson is counsel at Vinson & Elkins. His principal area of practice is appellate litigation. Before joining the firm, he served in the Appellate Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, where he participated in briefing cases before the United States Supreme Court and argued five cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals. Johnson has served as a law clerk at all three levels of the federal court system. He clerked for Judge Nancy Gertner (District of Massachusetts, 2009–2010), Judge David S. Tatel (D.C. Circuit, 2010–2011), and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (U.S. Supreme Court, 2012–2013).

Education

  • J.D.
    Yale Law School
    2009
  • B.A.
    Yale University
    2006

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