Strategic litigator with a collaborative approach oriented toward solving her clients’ most difficult problems. Expertise in resolving pre-litigation disputes, complex commercial litigation and government investigations. Helps clients resolve business disputes while minimizing financial impact.
Co-chair of the firm's Litigation Department, Carrie Johnson focuses on litigation related to complex contract, corporate governance, fiduciary duty, fraud and securities issues. In particular, she has extensive expertise in managing both internal and external crises for businesses and their owners, using her business acumen and proven instincts to create and execute multifaceted strategies.
Carrie’s proactive approach to litigation gives her the ability to navigate complex disputes integral to the future of her clients’ businesses, underscored by her steady hand in guiding clients through these often stressful, difficult circumstances. She works creatively to resolve her clients’ most pressing problems by building relationships with clients and opposing counsel alike.
Along with her complex commercial litigation work, Carrie has a robust appellate practice, often appearing before state and federal appellate courts. She lends her appellate expertise to the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, for which she acts as the co-chair of the Amicus Curiae Subcommittee.
In addition to co-chairing the Litigation Department, Carrie also serves as Brownstein’s ESG co-chair and previously co-chaired the firm’s Women’s Leadership Initiative and Summer Associate Committee.