Michael Johnston

King & Spalding LLP

Michael W. Johnston focuses on employment litigation and employment-related internal investigations. Michael is the senior partner in our Labor and Employment practice, which was recognized by Law360 as one of its Employment Practices of the Year in 2017.

With over 37 years of litigation experience, Michael has been lead counsel in over 130 trials and has represented clients in trial and appellate courts nationwide and in the United States Supreme Court.

Michael represents clients in all aspects of employment litigation, with special emphasis on Equal Employment Opportunity Commission systemic discrimination lawsuits and investigations. He has defended complex class action and multi-plaintiff employment cases throughout the U.S.

A former prosecutor, Michael coordinates and directs internal investigations for companies accused of violating whistleblower retaliation provisions of the False Claims Act, Sarbanes-Oxley and other federal and state employment-related statutes. He also investigates employment irregularities, such as sexual and racial harassment.

In addition, Michael is a recognized expert in the litigation of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, trade secret laws, employment agreements and state tort law.


  • LL.M., Georgetown University
  • J.D., University of Florida
  • B.S., United States Air Force Academy, with academic distinction


  • Florida
  • Georgia


  • State Bar of Georgia, Labor and Employment Law Sections
  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Sections


Rate : $$$

What types of cases Attorney Michael Johnston & King & Spalding LLP can handle?
King & Spalding LLP can handle cases related to laws concerning Constitutional, Litigation, Employment, Appeals, Administrative, Health Care, Franchising. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
Where is King & Spalding LLP located?
King & Spalding LLP is located at 1180 Peachtree, 1180 Peachtree St NE #1600, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA. You can reach out to King & Spalding LLP using their phone line +1 404 572 3581. You can also check their website kslaw.com or email them at [email protected].
How much would it cost to hire King & Spalding LLP?
Michael Johnston lawyer charges are specific to each case. However, they work with contingency fees and its ranges from $$ to $$$. They also provide free consultation [and no obligation quotes] if you are interested to hire.
Are Michael Johnston reviews trust-able?
We have the ratings and reviews moderation team who checks and verifies every review submitted on our website manually. You can trust all the reviews you see on Michael Johnston lawyer profile listing.

Rate and write a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Is this your profile?Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date.
King & Spalding LLP
1180 Peachtree, 1180 Peachtree St NE #1600, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
Get directions

Tyler Nicoll

Crosspointe Drive 1019
Naples 34110 FL US

Rick Cofer

West Avenue 1002
Austin 78701 TX US

Brian Orlow

Main Street 71-18
11367 NY US

Lina Stillman

Broadway 42
New York 10006 NY US