Jamey B. Johnson, Esq.
- Senior Managing Director, Co-Leader of Trial Services
- T: +1 202 312 9107
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- 555 12th Street, NW
- Suite 700
- Washington, DC, 20004
- United States
- T: +1 202 312 9100
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law
- B.A., Clemson University
- American Bar Association, eLawyering Task Force
- Maryland Bar Association
- Forensic Litigation Consulting
- Trial Services
Jamey B. Johnson, Esq. is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. Mr. Johnson is the national co-leader of the Trial Services practice in FTI Consulting’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment and is based in Washington, DC. His areas of expertise include courtroom and war room technology, management of large scale and multi-district litigation, discovery management, work flow and process consulting and trial logistics, as well as deposition video management and editing.
Mr. Johnson has worked in multiple state and federal jurisdictions in the United States, including Federal courts in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. Mr. Johnson has worked with some of the nation’s top law firms, including King & Spalding; Jones Day; Winston & Strawn; Kirkland & Ellis; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Steptoe & Johnson; O’Melveny & Myers; Sullivan & Cromwell; Arnold & Porter; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan; and Williams & Connolly. Mr. Johnson has supported these firms on behalf of corporations such as Altria Group, Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, KPMG, Microsoft Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Johnson has extensive experience supporting mass tort, pharmaceutical, product liability litigation. Mr. Johnson has supported numerous MTPs and MDLs on behalf of AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer and Roche. Not only does Mr. Johnson support pharmaceutical clients at trial, he also ensures all exhibit and video databases are maintained, updated and repurposed between trials. This ensures continuity between engagements and keeps ramp-up costs down during serial litigation.
Most notably, Mr. Johnson served as lead technology consultant to the major tobacco companies in United States of America v. Philip Morris USA, et al. With initial exposure of $289 billion, the case was tried for nine months in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Mr. Johnson began consulting with his clients four months prior to trial, attending hearings and advising on numerous technical and logistical issues. Once trial began, Mr. Johnson managed the complex process of coordinating technology on behalf of the seven law firms and more than 80 attorneys assigned to defend the Government’s RICO claims.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Johnson operated his own technology consulting business and served as Chief Technologist and In-House Counsel for a web-based legal services company. Before that, Mr. Johnson was a Litigation Associate at Eccleston & Wolf. Practicing for several years, his legal experience includes the handling of hundreds of cases and numerous appearances before state and federal courts.
Mr. Johnson holds a J.D., with honors, from the University Of Baltimore School of Law, where he was Casenotes Editor of the Law Review. He is also a member of the Maryland Bar Association and the American Bar Association and was appointed to the ABA’s eLawyering Task Force. Most recently, Mr. Johnson was published in PLI’s Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies, and Best Practices, regarding best practices for trial technology and graphics in litigation, entitled “High-Tech Litigation and the Uses of Technology.”