Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson* - Seasoned Specialist

Richard has your back. Years of experience practicing exclusively in the areas of employment and human rights have made him a skilled advocate capable of handling even the most high-conflict cases. His tenacity and focus keep his clients moving forward, while his deliberate approach and sound judgment ensure that things stay on track.

Richard’s style and expertise is well-suited to companies looking to revitalize their workforce and retain their talent, be they established businesses in traditional industries, startups in more contemporary fields, or something in between. His understanding of the full range of workplace cultures also allows him to effectively represent individuals who are employed within those systems. Whether advising employers or employees, Richard is a closer who gets the job done – and done well.

A recognized authority on the full spectrum of employment law issues, Richard is often called upon by the media to comment on topical workplace issues. He is the General Editor for the Lexis-Nexis publication Workers’ Compensation in British Columbia, has authored columns for several legal and other publications including The Lawyer’s Daily and Inspired Senior Living and is a regular contributor to our blog. Deeply committed to promoting and supporting Vancouver’s business leaders, Richard is a Board member of (and active participant in) the Vancouver Executives Association (VanEx).

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*Operating as a law corporation