Brian V. Johnson


Washington, D.C.
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Brian Johnson's focus and strong work ethic benefit his developing litigation practice. A former U.S. Army Special Forces ("Green Beret") Officer who spent more than 21 years in the military, Brian draws upon his discipline and experience with multitasking to assist with a range of matters, including conducting legal research and drafting memos related to political law, government contracts, white collar defense, commercial litigation, and international arbitration and trusts.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • Brocketts Crossing Condominium Association
    • President
    • Board of Directors

Pro Bono

Prior Positions

  • United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Virginia – Criminal Division: Law Intern (2016)

  • Department of Justice: Special Operations Command Liaison Officer (2012 to 2015)

Military Service

  • U.S. Army (1994 to 2015)

    • Special Forces "Green Beret" Officer (1999 to 2015)

      • Battalion Executive Officer (2009 to 2010)

    • Military Intelligence Officer (1995 to 1997)


  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2018, cum laude; Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy; Georgetown Center for the Constitution, Fellow; Military Law Society; Federalist Society
  • M.M.A.S, Air Command and Staff College, 2008
  • B.A., Texas Christian University, 1994, cum laude


  • French