Barbara L. Johnson is a partner in the Employment Law practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a nationally known employment jury trial and class action lawyer representing employers. She regularly tries cases in various state and federal courts, raising issues of alleged race, age, gender, and disability discrimination, wage and hour violations retaliation, breach of contract, and various employment torts. Ms. Johnson has tried more than 30 employment law cases. She provides employment law advice, handles administrative matters before state and federal agencies, and conducts investigations into all types of workplace matters. In addition to her employment law trials, Ms. Johnson has litigated ERISA, Sarbanes-Oxley, premises liability, toxic tort, environmental racism, and business tort cases. Before joining Paul Hastings, Ms. Johnson was a shareholder in a minority owned litigation boutique in Houston, Texas and in-house counsel with a major chemical company.