Kenneth C. Johnson

Of Counsel


Ken Johnson's practice includes bankruptcy, commercial law and real estate, with a concentration 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, the American Board of Certification
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Member, American Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association (Chair, Banking, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Committee, 2002-2005; Chair, Bankruptcy Subcommittee, 1998-1999); Columbus Bar Association (Real Estate and Bankruptcy Committees)
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy), 2005–2018
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers (Bankruptcy: Business; Real Estate: Business), 2004–2012, 2014–2016, 2018
  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring Law with a Band 4 ranking, 2011–2014
  • Ranked, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Ohio State Bar Foundation
  • 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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