TAMPA, FL – Tampa-based labor and employment law firm Johnson Jackson PLLC today announced five of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the historic 30th Edition of Best Lawyers in America©. Partners Kevin Johnson, Erin Jackson, and Christopher Bentley have each been named as 2024 Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, Johnson was voted 2024 "Lawyer of the Year" for the Employment Law - Management category in Tampa, an honor which he also received in 2022. Approximately 5,400 lawyers received the “Lawyer of the Year” honor in 2024, representing just 0.4% of all lawyers in private practice in America.
“All of us are very thankful for this recognition because it is based on feedback from peers that we interact with daily,” says Kevin Johnson, Johnson Jackson Founding Shareholder. “Each day, we do our best to provide trusted advice and strategic defense to our clients in a wide variety of employment law matters. Even when we are advocating forcefully for our clients’ interests, we always want to be respectful of our opponents and faithful to the ideals of professionalism. This recognition will inspire us to renew our commitment to that approach.”
In addition, Partner Ashley Gallagher and Associate Attorney Meaghan Maus have both been named in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America. Gallagher also appeared on the Ones to Watch list in 2023, while 2024 marks the first time Maus has received this honor. Lawyers recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America have typically been in private practice for less than 10 years.
“It’s an incredible honor to be included among such a notable group of attorneys,” says Meaghan Maus, Johnson Jackson Associate Attorney. “My goal is to continue serving the needs of our clients to the best of my ability in order to secure inclusion on this list for years to come.”