Brad Johnson heads the Johnson Law Group and engages in the general practice of law, representing a wide range of individual and business clients in civil rights, commercial, probate, property and litigation matters. Mr. Johnson is primarily responsible for business development and is the principal point of contact for the firm's clients. He advises government contracting firms on FAR compliance, human resource development, business development and other operational and transactional issues. From 2002 through 2012, he served as counsel to the plaintiff class in the landmark civil rights action Petties et al. v. District of Columbia et al.,which afforded special education students with quality educational and transportation services. Mr. Johnson also has provided international development technical assistance in legal reform, anti-corruption, governance and related issues in many countries worldwide. Mr. Johnson received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College, a Master's from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, and his Juris Doctor from Antioch School of Law. He also studied at the graduate level at Moscow's Pushkin Institute (Russian studies) and George Mason University (conflict resolution). Mr. Johnson serves on the boards of the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District, the Institute of World Affairs, and the Small Business Association for International Companies. He is the President of the Capitol Hill Association of Merchants and Professionals (CHAMPS). Mr. Johnson is a member of the the Society for International Development, Institute of Current World Affairs, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, and the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce. He also is a member of the D.C. and Vermont bar associations, and speaks Russian and conversational Spanish. Mr. Johnson divides his time between their Starksboro, Vermont family farm and Washington, D.C.