Kenneth C. Johnson

Partner

Biography

Ken Johnson is a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy group. His practice includes bankruptcy, commercial law and real estate, concentrating in workout reorganization, and foreclosure, usually representing secured creditors in both commercial and consumer transactions.

Ken has been lead counsel in numerous mortgage enforcement proceedings including foreclosure and receivership actions and bank counsel with respect to major real property and commercial loan workouts.

Ken represents secured lenders in bankruptcy cases under Chapters 7, 11 and 13 and serves as bankruptcy counsel with respect to significant asset acquisitions in Chapters 11 and 7.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Certified, Business Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Chairman, 1999-2003, Ohio State Bar Association Banking, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Committee
  • Chairman, 1998-99, Bankruptcy Subcommittee, Ohio State Bar Association Banking, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Committee
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Member, American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association (Banking, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Committee), and Columbus Bar Association (Real Estate and Bankruptcy Committees)
  • Chair, 2002-2005, Ohio State Bar Association Banking, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Committee
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004-2012, 2014-2015
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights; bankruptcy litigation) 2005-2015, (insolvency and reorganization law) 2014
  • Recognized by ChambersUSA in Bankruptcy/Restructuring Law with a Band 4 ranking, 2011-2014
  • Ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation
Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1979)
  • Denison University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1976); Member, Phi Beta Kappa
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