Matthew Johnson focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on the oil and gas industry. He has handled disputes in the energy sector and in general commercial litigation that involve breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties/securities issues, overriding royalty interest rights, oil and gas lease disputes, joint venture operating agreements, mergers and acquisitions, patent infringement, and FINRA arbitrations on behalf of investors.
In 10 years of practice, Matt has developed extensive trial and arbitration experience handling oil and gas and general commercial cases across the nation. He has appeared in state court, federal court, or arbitration forums in Colorado, Texas, Nevada, Ohio, California, Wyoming, Florida, Delaware, Idaho and Illinois.
Matt also serves as Colorado counsel in various intellectual property disputes, and he has experience navigating the District of Colorado’s Local Patent Rules.
The Bridge Project, Tutor, 2011-present
Cook County Juvenile Court System, Pro Bono Advocate, 2004-2008
Chicago Youth Programs Cabrini Green, Tutor, 2003-2005