Stephen P. Johnson

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

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida Bar
  • Colorado Bar
  • Texas Bar


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


  • English


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

Professional & Community

  • 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