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William K. Johnson

Associate

118 East Garden Street
Pensacola, Florida 32502

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Office: 850-436-7000
Fax: 850-436-7099

William Johnson’s tenacity and persistent optimism in defending insurance carriers allow him to provide zealous advocacy based on rigorous preparation – including thorough research and detailed analysis – and relentless advocacy.

William is an accomplished litigator focused on insurance defense. With his keen attention to detail and practical, methodical approach, he gets the results clients need while providing the kind of responsiveness and efficiency they expect. Clients find William highly relatable, easy to work with, and, of course, highly effective.

William holds a certificate in human rights law and remains passionate about his philanthropic pursuits. When not working on behalf of his clients, William also practices powerlifting as an amateur hobbyist and continues his pursuit of knowledge through his love of literature.

Representative Matters

  • Successfully achieved summary judgments on multiple issues in defense of insurance carriers.
  • Represented a Fortune 50 insurer in several disputes involving recently amended policy language, invoking a novel issue of law. The lower court rulings have since been upheld by the Florida Supreme Court.
  • Secured involuntary dismissals while representing a property insurance carrier after success at oral arguments on a complex issue of law based on original research.
  • Brokered the settlement of numerous contentious homeowners’ claims, successfully reducing the amounts paid by the carrier.
  • Investigated and pursued cases of complex material misrepresentation.

OVERVIEW

William Johnson’s tenacity and persistent optimism in defending insurance carriers allow him to provide zealous advocacy based on rigorous preparation – including thorough research and detailed analysis – and relentless advocacy.

William is an accomplished litigator focused on insurance defense. With his keen attention to detail and practical, methodical approach, he gets the results clients need while providing the kind of responsiveness and efficiency they expect. Clients find William highly relatable, easy to work with, and, of course, highly effective.

William holds a certificate in human rights law and remains passionate about his philanthropic pursuits. When not working on behalf of his clients, William also practices powerlifting as an amateur hobbyist and continues his pursuit of knowledge through his love of literature.

Representative Matters

  • Successfully achieved summary judgments on multiple issues in defense of insurance carriers.
  • Represented a Fortune 50 insurer in several disputes involving recently amended policy language, invoking a novel issue of law. The lower court rulings have since been upheld by the Florida Supreme Court.
  • Secured involuntary dismissals while representing a property insurance carrier after success at oral arguments on a complex issue of law based on original research.
  • Brokered the settlement of numerous contentious homeowners’ claims, successfully reducing the amounts paid by the carrier.
  • Investigated and pursued cases of complex material misrepresentation.

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EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • J.D., St. Thomas University School of Law, 2017
    • Certificate in Human Rights Law, St. Thomas University School of Law, 2017
    • Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, Student Articles Editor
    • International Moot Court, Vice President
    • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, Menschikoff Chapter, Vice Justice
  • B.A., Texas Lutheran University, 2014

Admissions

  • Florida, 2017
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, 2020

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  • Broward County Bar Association