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Brandt Johnson
901 Main Street
Suite 4000
Dallas TX 75202
TEL: (214) 749-4214
FAX: (214) 760-8994
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Brandt R. Johnson

Brandt has nearly 30 years of experience in a variety of legal disciplines, including first party insurance law (catastrophic weather, hail, and wind litigation), insurance bad faith law, general business law, business litigation, conflict resolution and risk/exposure analysis and reduction.

Brandt has an extensive breadth of legal experience both in private practice and in an in-house setting, having served as Senior Vice President of Claims for a regional insurance carrier, directing all aspects of the claims operation, including handling all escalated/contested claims as well as managing a team of inside desk adjusters and field adjusters, representing the company at mediations, and assisting trial attorneys with case preparation.

An effective negotiator and relational leader, Brandt believes in the importance of teamwork and works well with representatives at all levels of an organization, whether in a legal department or in a cross-functional setting.

Representative Matters

Property Insurance

Currently manages multiple complex first party commercial and residential insurance matters, including hail & wind cases throughout Texas.

Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability

Previously managed an extensive docket of first party catastrophic storm cases, including matters involving alleged breach of contract, Texas Insurance Code violations and common-law bad faith, for a national Fortune 500 insurance carrier.

Commercial Litigation

Successfully represented a multinational corporation in a complex commercial licensing dispute with over $300 million in controversy.

Articles & Presentations

“What the Hail is Going On? Fraud in Cat Claims,” National Association of Catastrophe Adjusters (NACA) Annual Convention, Reno, NV, January 23, 2024, presenter

"Concurrent Causation – The Doctrine You Must Understand," Zelle 2024 What the Hail? Conference, Irving, TX, February 8, 2024, presenter

"After Appraisal and Interest Payment: Court Finds that Attorneys’ Fees & TPPCA Interest Do Not Constitute an Independent Injury," The Zelle Lonestar Lowdown, September 12, 2023, co-author

“What the Hail is Going On?  An Update from the Trenches Regarding Fraud in Property Claims,” 2023 International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) Annual Conference, September 18, 2023, presenter

“Viewpoint: Evidentiary Issues With Google Earth Images in Property Claims,” The Zelle Lonestar Lowdown, June 13, 2023, co-author

"Viewpoint:  Evidentiary Issues with Google Earth Images in Property Claims," Claims Journal, May 30, 2023, co-author

"Fraud in Cat Claims," TASIU 21st Annual Gulf Coast Insurance Fraud Seminar, May 11, 2023, presenter

"The End of the Voluntary-Involuntary Rule," Claims Journal, December 16, 2022, co-author

"Fraud in Cat Claims" - 2022 North Texas IASIU Fraud Conference

"What the Hail?" - 2022 AFR Insurance Annual Storm School

Professional Affiliations

Pro Bono Activities

Community Service


Elected to Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation, 2023

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