Sam Johnson

Sam litigates complex business disputes and defends lawyers in legal malpractice cases.

Recognitions & Awards

Selected for The Best Lawyers in America in Professional Malpractice Law, a Woodward/White, Inc. publication, 2007-2020

Member, The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

University of Texas Law School Adjunct Professor, 1996-2000

Law Clerk for the Honorable Sidney A. Fitzwater, U.S. District Court, Dallas, Texas, 1987-1988

Order of the Coif

Texas Law Review

Chancellors, University of Texas Law School

Teaching Quizmaster

Phi Beta Kappa, 1982

Truman Scholar of Texas, 1983

Texas Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters business, Civil Litigation: Defense 2003 - 2004, 2010 - 2019

Bar Admissions & Activities

Member, State Bar of Texas

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Professional Liability Defense Association


Baylor University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1984

University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with high honors, 1987

Articles & Presentations

Speaker, 1987-2000, University of Houston Continuing Legal Education Series, "Rule 166B, Scope of Discovery."

Speaker, 2002-2009, University of Houston Continuing Legal Education Services, "Ethical Issues for the Real Estate Lawyer."

Numerous CLE presentations on lawyer ethics, legal malpractice and civil litigation.