Christopher C. Johnson is a Partner. He defends national and local employers in litigation and administrative proceedings against any claim arising from the employment relationship.  Chris also advises clients in the prevention of litigation with a focus on the preparation and revision of his clients’ policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the ever-changing legal requirements facing today’s employers.  Chris received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida.  He majored in Information Systems and Operations Management with an emphasis on using technology to make corporations’ data systems and operations more efficient and effective.  In 2013, Chris received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.  During his time in law school, Chris worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Don F. Briggs and the Honorable T. Michael Johnson in the Fifth Judicial Circuit of Florida.  Chris currently serves on the Executive Council of the Solo & Small Firm Section of the Florida Bar. Chris is also a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division Law-Related Education & Law Week Committee assisting in the planning, organizing, and operation of the annual Judge Robert Simms High School Mock Trial Competition.  Outside of the law, Chris serves on the Wedges for Wishes committee for Make-A-Wish of Southern Florida and is an active Professional Partner for the Moffitt Cancer Center. Chris grew up in Leesburg, Florida.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Secretary, Solo & Small Firm Section, The Florida Bar, 2020-2021
  • Chair, Transition to Solo & Small Firm Committee, Solo & Small Firm Section, The Florida Bar, 2018-present
  • Co-chair, Long-Range Planning Committee, Hillsborough County Bar Association YLD, 2017-2018
  • Member, Law-Related Education & Law Week Committee, Hillsborough County Bar Association YLD, 2016-present
  • Member, Wedges for Wishes Committee, Make-A-Wish of Southern Florida, 2016-present
  • Professional Partner, Moffitt Cancer Center, 2015-present

Publications and Speeches

  • Author, Trouble from Day 1 - Ensuring Your Employees are Eligible to WorkFlorida Restaurant & Lodging Magazine, Winter 2019
  • Presenter, Analog Players in a Digital World: Conquering the Legal Profession's Fear of Technology, Paralegal Association of Florida Fall Seminar, October 2018
  • Co-presenter, Trouble in the Tip PoolFlorida Restaurant & Lodging Association Show, September 2018
  • Co-presenter, Avoiding the Harassment Spotlight: Practical Solutions for Eliminating Harassment from the Hospitality-Industry WorkplacesFlorida Restaurant & Lodging Association Webinar Series, March 2018
  • Co-author, How Much Sidework is Too Much Sidework?Florida Restaurant & Lodging Magazine, Winter 2017
  • Co-author, Assessing Risk in FLSA Collective ActionsLawyer Magazine (a publication of the Hillsborough County Bar Association), Oct. 2017 (Vol 28, No. 1)

Contact Us

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Phone: 813-580-8400 - Fax: 813-580-8407