Alan D. Johnson has served as Disciplinary Counsel - Litigation at the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee. Mr. Johnson received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1978, and graduated from Cumberland School of Law (Cum Laude) in 1983 where he served as editor-in-chief of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy. After graduating from law school, he worked as the law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Frank Drowota. Prior to joining the Board, Mr. Johnson was engaged in private practice, most recently as a solo practitioner and with the firm Johnson & Herbert. Before forming Johnson & Herbert, he practiced with Willis & Knight for 25 years.
Mr. Johnson was included in the 2005 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and in 2006 he was named in Business Tennessee Magazine as one of the top 150 Lawyers in Tennessee.
Mr. Johnson has contributed articles to the Nashville Bar Journal and presented several CLE programs primarily focused on First Amendment, Public Records and Open Meetings issues.
Mr. Johnson has been a Fellow in the Nashville Bar Foundation since 2002.