Anne M. Johnson

Anne Johnson is co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Department while maintaining an active appellate and trial practice.

Experienced Appellate Practitioner

Ms. Johnson has been Board-Certified in Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2001. Her recent appellate representations include:

In a case of first impression for the renewable energy industry, persuaded the Texas Supreme Court to invalidate a penalty-based liquidated damages provision (2014)
Secured entry of a $10 million judgment following post-trial claims of jury misconduct (2014)
Obtained a take-nothing summary judgment, which was affirmed on appeal, on claims alleging a $780 million oral agreement (2013)
Representation of a majority shareholder on claims involving fiduciary and board governance issues in expedited proceedings before the Delaware Supreme Court (2013)
Representation of a transmission service provider in a multi-jurisdiction dispute with landowners, following proceedings before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (2012)
Reversal of a federal district court’s interpretation of an ERISA-governed benefits plan by the Fifth Circuit (2012)
Successful resolution of fraud and contract claims arising from the sale of supply chain software where, after filing of opening appellate briefs, opponent agreed to settle commercial dispute for almost $200 million less than its judgment (2011)
Entry of judgment notwithstanding the verdict and rendition of a take-nothing judgment from jury verdict on discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation claims (2011)

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation and 2) Appellate
Law School University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1995)
Admitted Year 1995
Education University of Pennsylvania (B.A.,1992)
Bar Member / Association Texas State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Haynes and Boone, LLP
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