Margaret I. Johnson

Margaret I. Johnson

Senior Trial Attorney
Santa Ana, California
888-284-0809 (Toll Free)

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment
  • Environmental Regulation
  • Government Entity Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Mass Torts
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Errors and Omissions
  • Toxic Torts

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Appellate Law, California State Bar, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Moot Court Honors Program
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Business Administration


  • Speaker, HarrisMartin California Asbestos Litigation Conference

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono/Community Service Award, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California by Super Lawyer, 2009 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • Judicial and Public Appointments Committee for the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA), Former Board of Directors and Chairperson
  • Community Development Advisory Board for the City of Lomita, Former City Commissioner, Vice-Chairperson
  • General Planning Committee, City of Lomita, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • City of Lomita, City Commissioner; Vice Chairperson, Community Development Advisory Board; Member, General Planning Committee
  • Polsinelli and McKenna Long & Aldridge, Of Counsel

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro bono Volunteer for the Alliance for Children’s Rights
  • Committee Chair for a Community Outreach Program as a Member of the Junior League of Los Angeles
  • Former President and Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Rowing Club
  • Volunteer, Camp Pendleton YMCA’s Holiday programs for Junior Enlisted families
  • Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity
  • Volunteer, Union Rescue Mission