Barbara L. Johnson, Esq.

Board Chair
Paul, Hastings  LLP


Barbara L. Johnson is a partner at Paul Hastings, a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world’s top financial institutions and ranked second in The American Lawyer’s 2012 list of the 20 Most Effective Law Firms in America.  Barbara specializes in the representation of management in labor and employment litigation. Her current practice includes the litigation of civil rights discrimination claims in federal and state court, class and collective actions, whistleblower/retaliation claims, and wage and hour claims. Barbara also conducts workplace investigations and provides day-to-day employment law advice. She has tried more than 30 employment law cases. Barbara is a member of the American Bar Association’s College of Labor.  She is President of the Board of the William and Mary Law School Foundation.