John Johnson

Vice President and General Counsel

An attorney and partner in the firm, John had a 25-year career in law enforcement and public administration. Prior to starting GMJ, he spent 10 years in county government, where his portfolio included environmental, transportation, homeland security, criminal justice, grants, and economic development matters. He negotiated the terms of incentive agreements on more than $20 billion in industrial expansion projects in Southeast Texas. John serves on the board of directors of the Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce, where he chairs the legislative committee. He also serves on the board of directors of the Samaritan Counseling Center of Southeast Texas.

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, South Texas College of Law
  • Master of Public Administration, Lamar University
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Lamar University
  • Attorney and Counselor at Law, Texas Supreme Court
  • Master Peace Officer, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

John’s community involvement has included volunteering with the Boy Scouts, the Mental Health Association, and a number of local human services organizations. Additionally, John is an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church and serves as pastor of a local congregation.

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