Stephen P. Johnson | Of Counsel


Stephen Johnson has been practicing in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, commercial and business transactions, venture capital financing, estate planning, and probate administration since 1994 after graduating magna cum laude from the Syracuse University College of Law. As a transactional attorney, he handles numerous mergers and acquisitions representing buyers and sellers of all sized corporations, limited liability companies, and other business entities.  Additionally, Stephen represents and advises entrepreneurs and start-ups on how to structure their entities, negotiates and prepares shareholders’ agreements and operating agreements, among other agreements, as well as represents companies and shareholders looking for venture capital financing.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Corporate Governance
  • Debt Financing
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Licensing
  • Employment Matters
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Administration

LANGUAGES

  • English

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Florida Bar
  • Colorado Bar
  • Texas Bar

EDUCATION

  • Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 1994, magna cum laude)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (B.S., 1990)

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Member, Solo/Small Firm Networking Group, Broward County Bar Association, Florida
  • Member, Buildings & Grounds Committee, Broward County Bar Association, Florida
  • Member, Business Law Section & Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • Member, St. John the Baptist Church Men’s Club, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Past Member, Adams County Bar Association, Colorado

RECOGNITIONS

  • Scribes Award for Most Outstanding Legal Writing
  • American Jurisprudence Award – Real Estate Transactions II
  • Robert M. Anderson Publication Award
  • Justinian Honor Society