Biography

Tracy Johnson is a trial lawyer with over 150 jury bench trials. He has represented individuals, corporations, government entities, and small business associations in his 25 year career as both plaintiffs and defendants in matters in Texas, Louisiana, California, New York, New Jersey, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and even in the Royal Courts of London, Austria, and the Island of Nevis. As an excellent courtroom advocate, Tracy uses his experience to advise and counsel clients concerning the pitfalls of litigation and both managing and avoiding risks that lead to litigation, including drafting and revising Master Service Agreements, Corporate Policies and Guidelines, Employee Guidelines, and determining appropriate insurance coverage.

Representative Experience

Personal Injury Litigation:

Automobile accidents, post-collision fuel fed fires, crashworthiness, general and commercial aviation accidents, maritime injuries, oil field accidents, oil field explosions and blowouts, and premises liability

Commercial Litigation:

Commercial Litigation:Breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, first party insurance claims, public works projects, payment and performance bonds, FAA licensing and regulations, maritime shipping matters

Representative Cases:

 
  • Jedediah Higginbotham v. Drake Towing, L.L.C., et al.: Cause No. 2:15-CV-0898; In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (2015)
  • Mark Hilton v. Kirby Inland Maine, C.P., et al.: Cause No. 1:15-CV-0093; In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division (2016)
  • Hanover Insurance Co. v. Plaquemines Parish Government: Cause No. 12-1680; In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (2015)
  • Bristow Helicopters and others v. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and others: Cause No. [2004] All ERCDJ 112(Mar); In the Royal Courts of Justice, Commercial Court, London (2004)
  • Estate of Daniel Bradford v. Ross School of Veterinary Medicine, et al.: Cause No. L-406-06; In the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Middlesex County (2008)
  • Isle Breuss, et al. v. Euram, Inc.: Cause No. 13-9077; In the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana (2010)
  • Kelly Battaglia v . Dowcopy-Cempex, Inc.: Cause No. 98-20605 (5th Cir. 2000)
  • Erica Christmas, et al. v. Centex Television L.P., et al.: Cause No. 07-50878 (5th Cir. 2007)
  • Clint Miller, et al. v. Sonat Exploration Co.:Cause No. 99-03588; In the 295th Judicial Court of Harris County, Texas (2000)
  • National Security Fire & Casualty Company, et al. v Ozier Hurst: Cause No. 14-15-06714-CV (Tex. App – Houston [14th] 2017)

 

Admissions

  • All State Courts in Texas and Louisiana
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
  • U.S. District Courts for Texas and Louisiana
     

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
     

Education

  • J.D., Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1989
  • B.A., Economics, Tulane University, 1986