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University of South Carolina, J.D., 1980

Winthrop University, A.B., cum laude, 1977, Phi Kappa Phi


Ben Johnson has represented companies in business disputes for more than 30 years. He has extensive experience in commercial and corporate litigation, employment litigation, and environmental and land use litigation. Admitted to practice in both South Carolina and North Carolina, Ben has conducted many trials in the state and federal courts, along with preliminary motions, injunctions and appeals. He represents the firm's clients in NLRB proceedings and advises clients on labor issues arising in business transactions.

In 2015, Ben represented company clients in securities and environmental class actions in federal court in South Carolina. He was also part of a team of Robinson Bradshaw lawyers engaged to defend an automobile manufacturer in a class action lawsuit filed in South Carolina by the EEOC challenging the company's use of criminal conviction guidelines.

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Litigation, Labor and Employment, and Environmental Sections
  • Federal Bar Association
  • South Carolina Supreme Court, Assistant to Office of Disciplinary Counsel, 1998-2012; Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, 1990-97
  • York County Bar, President, 1985-86

Community Affiliations

  • York County, SC Comprehensive Land Use Plan Advisory Committee, 2015
  • Winthrop University Graduate School Advisory Board, 2012-present
  • South Carolina Wildlife Federation, Board of Directors, 2008-15
  • Atlantic Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission, Chairman, 2000-11
  • Boy Scouts of America, York District Chairman, 1998-2002
  • South Carolina Governor’s Nuclear Waste Task Force, 1998-2000
  • Upper Palmetto YMCA, Board of Directors; President, 1998
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