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Matt Johnson
  • Of Counsel


Seattle, WA



Matthew Johnson is an experienced in business/corporate law and litigation.  He has a background representing both for and against Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes cases against other major corporations.  He is able to advise clients in a wide variety of business types and areas.
Mr. Johnson was licensed to practice law in 2010. Since then, he has conducted hundreds of depositions, argued numerous motions and spend thousands of hours advising business owners and leaders.  

Areas Of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Disability Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Estate Planning/Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington


  • Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California
    • Juris Doctor - 2010
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Business Law Certification
  • Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Johnson Legal Group, PLLC, Attorney, 2017 – 2020
  • Kayzoe Marketing Consultants, In-House General Counsel, 2012 - 2017
  • Johnson Seabrook PLLC, Attorney, 2011 – 2012
  • Buddigan Law, 2010
  • Serving Our Seniors Wills Clinic, Snohomish County