A fresh approach with creative, innovative ideas and a tenacious attention to service.

Gregory S. Johnson  Partner

Phone: 509-455-6000
Fax: 509-838-0007

greg.johnson@painehamblen.com


Licensed to practice in Washington

Practice Summary

Advises a broad range of clients on e-discovery and document retention; intellectual property (primarily copyright, trademark and trade secrets); and, legal technology issues such as the Internet; electronic commerce; computer hardware and software. He also has extensive complex litigation experience.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court District of Idaho, 1/2015
  • Idaho State Bar, 1/2015
  • Washington State Bar, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1984

Education

  • University of Puget Sound, J.D., 1983
  • Marietta College, B.A., 1976

Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Idaho Bar Association
  • Spokane County Bar Association

Activities

  • Spokane City-County, Year 2000 Task Force
    • Co-Chair
  • Inland Technology Alliance and Advisory Board
    • Member
  • Adjunct Professor, Gonzaga University School of Law
  • Spokane Festival of Speed, Inc.
    • Co-founder and Board Member
  • Porsche Club of  America, Inland Northwest Region
    • Member; Instructor: High Performance Driver’s Education
  • Leadership Spokane, Class of 2000
    • Member and Alumni Board

Presentations & Publications

  • “E-Discovery and Encase.”
    • The Lawyer’s PC, 3/15/2004; 4/1/2004
  • “Trial Presentation 2001 – Going to Trial with Indata Corp’s Director Suite.”
    • The Lawyer’s PC, 4/1/2001
  • “A Practitioner’s Overview of Digital Discovery.”
    • Vol. 33:2, Gonzaga Law Review (1998)
  • Consults, writes and lectures on various technology issues and has done so since 1985.

Honors & Awards

  • Spokane’s Top Lawyers: Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living Magazine, 10/2008 – 11/2016
  • Martindale Hubbell rating of “BV”
  • 10 out of 10, Superb Ranking from www.avvo.com