A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Legal Services Plan – Panel Attorney

HONORS

  • Ohio Super Lawyers 2007 to 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America 2007 to 2016
  • Best Lawyers of America for Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants 2018
  • Dayton Best Lawyers Insurance Lawyer of the Year 2012 and 2016
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV rating

EDUCATION

  • McGill University LLM Air and Space Law, 1981
  • University of Akron, J.D., 1979
  • College of Wooster, B.A. Political Science, 1975

BAR ADMISSION

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Christopher Johnson

8711chrisChris has handled hundreds of general liability matters. He has handled construction cases that have included workplace accidents, building collapses, architectural issues and allegations of defective design and workmanship. His practice includes the defense of employment claims, where he has represented arts organizations, hospitals, and business entities. He has tried numerous cases to verdict that have included motorcycle and automobile accidents, employment discrimination claims, large fire losses and premises liability actions. His experience in aviation matters is derived from previous employment as a product integrity attorney with The Cessna Aircraft Company and a life-long interest in civil aviation. Chris also defends employers in OSHA citation cases.

Chris has extensive experience in product liability law, and has defended cases involving a wide variety of items, including aircraft, medical devices, construction equipment, industrial machinery and agricultural implements. He defended a New York garment manufacturer in a case that involved serious burn injuries to a six-month old infant.

Chris and his wife live in a rural area of southwestern Ohio and enjoy long distance motorcycle trips to Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Dayton Bar Association, where he served for ten years on the Professional Ethics Committee.

Email: cjohnson@poling-law.com
Office: (937) 431-9660