Christopher F. Johnson

- Junior Partner

Chris was admitted to the California bar in 1984. He has been the managing partner of Maranga Morgenstern's San Francisco office since 2002. His practice focuses upon the defense of wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases. He has tried cases in both northern and southern California, and is a member of ABOTA (The American Board of Trial Advocates). Chris recently tried a case in Sacramento and obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an international trucking company against a plaintiff who suffered severe leg and ankle fractures when he collided with defendant's truck while on a motorized pallet rider.

Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1983
UCLA, B.A., 1980

State Bar of California, 1984
United States District Court -- Central District, 1987
United States District Court -- Northern District, 2004

American Board of Trial Advocates, 2012
First Vice-President of Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
Defense Research Institute