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Earl R. Johnson


  • Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan, 2003 B.A.
  • Wayne State University Law School Detroit, Michigan, 2006 J.D.


Earl R. Johnson

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

(248) 642-6709 p / (248) 642-7791 f

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Earl R. Johnson is a Senior Attorney with Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate transactions and corporate matters.  His experience includes representation of automotive suppliers, local and national banks, big box retailers, small business owners and automobile dealerships in business and real estate transactions, as well as various areas of litigation in state and federal courts. Mr. Johnson’s litigation experience includes defending employers in whistle-blower, Elliott Larsen, Title VII and insurance liability claims, as well as prosecuting and defending claims involving trade secrets, violations of restrictive covenants and shareholder disputes. Mr. Johnson also has experience counseling and advising clients as it relates to creditor’s rights and employment matters.

Mr. Johnson earned his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School in 2006 and his B.A. in political science from Wayne State University in 2003.

Before practicing law, Johnson spent nine years in the ranks of professional sports as a baseball player in the San Diego Padres’, Detroit Tigers’ and Seattle Mariners’ organizations.

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. District Court
Western District of Michigan

Michigan Bankruptcy Courts

Honors and Awards

Selected to Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list – 2013-2017


Michigan State Bar Association
Labor and Employment and Business Law sections

American Bar Association

American Cancer Society
Associate Board of Ambassadors

Turnaround Management Association