Butzel attorney Laura E. Johnson named a ‘2021 Honoree for Women in the Law’ by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel attorney and shareholder Laura E. Johnson has been named as one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law” for 2021.
This program is dedicated to saluting Michigan lawyers who are setting the standard for other attorneys. Johnson is one of 34 female attorneys who will be honored during a ceremony on September 9 and profiled in an upcoming edition of Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
Johnson practices in the area of business and corporate law. She practices primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, nonprofit organizations, corporate governance, entity formation and general corporate and business law. She advises clients in venture capital and private equity transactions.
She is the co-chair of Butzel's Pro-Bono Committee and a member of the firm's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. She serves as a council member of the State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section. Johnson previously served as a member of OESA’s Young Leadership Council 3 and a member of its Talent Retention subcommittee.
Recently, Johnson was named to DBusiness magazine’s 2021 Class of “30 in Their Thirties,” which profiles metro Detroit business professionals who have achieved notable success in their respective fields.
She is admitted to practice in Michigan State Courts, New York State Courts and the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Johnson is a member of the Federal Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan.
Johnson is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009) where she was a member of Law Review and Executive Editor (2008-09). She also graduated from the University of Michigan (B.A., with honors, 2006).