Courtney A. Johnson

Courtney A. Johnson

Associate, Government & Regulatory Affairs

This attorney has been selected for the recognitions mentioned herein, which have been conferred by the corresponding publications and/or organizations noted. An overview of the award selection methodologies for these recognitions can be found at Links to certain specific methodologies are embedded in individual entries. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Ms. Johnson brings to her government and regulatory affairs practice extensive experience representing clients before municipal bodies and state regulatory agencies, as well as a background in civil litigation. She has drafted pleadings, motions, and memoranda on complex civil litigation matters and managed all facets of discovery, including interrogatories, document production, and depositions. In addition, she has conducted legal research on a broad range of issues involving contracts, land use, employment, personal injury, and landlord-tenant disputes. Ms. Johnson has also successfully represented pro bono clients regarding constitutional issues before state and federal courts.



Rutgers School of Law - Newark (J.D.)

  • Rutgers Race and the Law Review, Senior Editor
  • Elizabeth Barrett Benjamin Scholarship Recipient
  • Eagleton Institute of Politics, Governor’s Executive Fellow

Rutgers University (B.A.)

    • James Dickson Carr Scholarship Recipient
    • National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Professional Activities

Garden State Bar Association

Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey

New Jersey State Bar Association

Rutgers Law Newark Alumni Association
Board of Trustees, Member

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Brennan, J.S.C. (ret.), Superior Court of New Jersey, 2015-2016

Judicial Intern to the Honorable Esther Salas, U.S.D.J., U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2013

Legal Employment

Attorney, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP