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Marc C. Johnson

Marc C. Johnson


Since the beginning of his legal career, Marc C. Johnson has focused exclusively on medical malpractice litigation. He has handled a wide range of cases including birth injuries, anesthesia injuries, cancer misdiagnosis, stroke misdiagnosis, heart attack misdiagnosis, and prenatal misdiagnosis. Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Mr. Johnson spent six years at a highly respected New Jersey law firm focusing exclusively on medical negligence claims. In 2015, the year before he relocated to Colorado to join Burg Simpson, Mr. Johnson assisted in recovering over $20 million on behalf of medical malpractice victims and their families. Mr. Johnson has extensive trial experience including lead trial responsibilities in a four-week Medical Malpractice jury trial resulting in a significant recovery for his clients.

Mr. Johnson also served as Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable Steven P. Perskie, J.S.C. (ret.) and The Honorable Joseph L. Marczyk, the current Presiding Judge, Civil Division of the New Jersey Superior Court, Atlantic County.

Mr. Johnson received his Juris Doctor degree from the University Of San Diego School Of Law. While in law school, Mr. Johnson received numerous awards for both written and oral advocacy and served on the Appellate Moot Court Executive Board. He earned his Bachelor of Arts, With Honors, from The University of California at Santa Barbara.

Since 2021, Best Lawyers of America recognized Marc “One to Watch”, a prestigious award that is given to up and coming young attorneys.

Honors & Accolades

  • Selected to Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch”, 2021 – 2024
  • Top 100 Attorney, The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2009 Lawyering Skills Specialist – Legal Research and Writing Faculty Award
  • 2009 American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Regional Champion Team Coach
  • 2008 Paul A. McLennon, Sr. Honors Moot Court Competition, Semifinalist and Best Brief Award
  • 2007 Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Best Overall and Best Brief Awards

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2016
  • California, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2012
  • Pennsylvania, 2010
  • New Jersey, 2009


  • J.D., 2009, University of San Diego School of Law
    Appellate Moot Court Executive Board 2008-2009
  • B.A., 2005, Law and Society, University of California at Santa Barbara
    With Honors
    Dean’s List

Professional Affiliations

  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Medical Malpractice Committee
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • The New Jersey Association For Justice
  • The Public Justice Foundation
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)

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