Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Kelly S. Johnson
Johnson has more than 20 years of legal experience in complex litigation, coverage, and claims handling. She has served as litigation counsel and general counsel on behalf of a variety of major clients, including insurers, representing them in all stages of federal and state court on a wide variety of complex civil, commercial, security, insolvency, contract, coverage, toxic tort, and employment matters. She regularly provides business risk analysis and sound business solutions to help clients minimize costs while reducing the risk of exposure and liability. In recent years, Johnson has narrowed her legal focus on Directors and Officers as well as Cyber Security and Technology Errors and Omissions litigation.
Her years of experience as in-house counsel for a major insurance carrier have given Johnson a unique appreciation of the challenges her clients encounter on a regular basis. In that role, she provided strategic direction and oversight for the Claims department, led a team of claims professionals handling first- and third-party cyber security and technology errors and omissions claims, and handled high-value claims including directors and officers, employment practices liability, and fiduciary liability matters on the executive risk and professional liability lines of business.
Johnson earned her bachelor’s degree from Emory University and her J.D. from The University of Georgia School of Law.