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  • Omaha, NE 68144

Attorney Profile

Thomas E Johnson

Thomas E. Johnson


  • Birth Injuries
  • Complex Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Creighton University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1974
  • Knox College, B.A., Political Science, 1971
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
  • Nebraska State Courts
  • 40+ years of courtroom trial experience
  • Served as national lead counsel to major insurance carriers
  • Served as lead counsel for a consortium of nuclear power generators
  • Has given on-camera interviews with leading news outlets such as ABC World News Tonight & CNN
  • Has been quoted as an opinion source on legal topics with leading publications such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal
  • Has given more than 50 lectures for leading industry groups and assocations
  • Has been given the highest available rating for lawyer ethics and competence from Martindale-Hubbel

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About Thomas E. Johnson

Mr. Johnson has spent more than 40 years in practice as a civil litigator with a strong emphasis on medical and health care issues. He has represented hospitals, doctors, and insurers locally, regionally, and nationally on issues ranging from quality of medical care to regulatory compliance to third-party coverage. He has served as lead counsel to several major insurers, handling nation-wide litigation over reimbursement for experimental cancer therapies. Mr. Johnson also served as lead counsel for a consortium of nuclear power generators in litigation regarding the state's handling of nuclear waste facility licensure resulting in judgement favoring his clients in excess of $140 million.

Mr. Johnson has appeared as an on-camera opinion source for leading news outlets, including ABC World News Tonight and CNN. He has been quoted as an opinion source on legal issues in leading publications, such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and other national publications. He has lectured more than 50 times to national groups on legal issues. Additionally, Mr. Johnson holds the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell for attorney competence and ethics.