Anne Johnson is an appellate specialist with extensive experience handling high-stakes appeals in state and federal courts. She is equally at ease in trial courts, frequently collaborating with trial teams before, during and after trial. The Texas Lawbook recently published this profile of Anne and her appellate practice.
In 2020, Anne was named Litigator of the Week in AmLaw Litigation Daily for overturning a $110 million fraud verdict in the Dallas Court of Appeals. In 2021, Benchmark Litigation wrote that Anne "has indeed emerged as a star" in appellate law, and ranked her among the Top 250 Women in Litigation. She has also been Chambers-ranked in Texas appellate litigation for the last five years. In the 2021 Chambers USA directory, commenters described Anne as "very talented" and "truly impressive on her feet."
Prior to joining Tillotson in 2022, Anne was an appellate partner in the Dallas office of Haynes Boone, where she served on the firm’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors, and chaired the Litigation Department.
Among her many bar and community roles, Anne serves on the board of the Homeless Collaborative of Dallas and Collin Counties, as a Leader in the University of Texas Center for Women in Law, and as a Master in the Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court.
Anne and her husband, State Senator Nathan Johnson, have three children.
Ms. Johnson is a frequent speaker and writer on appellate matters, including judgment formation, oral argument, arbitration, interlocutory appeals, and jury charges.