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Ada Fernandez Johnson
Counsel
 
555 13th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004
T: +1 202 383 8036
F: +1 202 383 8118
 
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Areas of Practice
Litigation White Collar Criminal Defense/Internal Investigations

Experience
Ada Fernandez Johnson is counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department, based in the Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on representing corporate clients and their officers and directors in securities class actions, derivative litigation, and internal and governmental investigations. 

Ms. Fernandez Johnson is the co-author of numerous articles, including Circuit Court Adopts Narrow Interpretation of Anti-Retaliation Provisions of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules, with Jyotin Hamid, et al. (Financial Fraud Law Report, October 2013), “The Hydra Effect: Parallel Proceedings Accompanying Internal Investigations,” Internal Corporate Investigations (3d ed., ABA 2007), and “The SEC Sharpens Its Talons In No-Fault Clawback Actions,” The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation (November 2011).

Ms. Fernandez Johnson joined the firm in 2002. She received a J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 1998. She received a B.A. with high honors from Brown University in 1993 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Ms. Fernandez Johnson is a member of the bars of Virginia and the District of Columbia. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.

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Bar Admissions
Virginia
District of Columbia

Education
Georgetown University Law Center, 1998, J.D.
Brown University, 1993



     
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