J.D., Regent University School of Law, cum laude, Regent University Law Review articles editor, 2013
B.S., Philosophy, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, 2006
Johnny Suermann defends corporate clients against asbestos-related claims, drawing on his experience in all phases of litigation defense. He has defended several Fortune 500 companies in asbestos-related products liability and premises liability actions. Johnny has experience taking and defending depositions, drafting motions, conducting research and formulating trial strategies.
He previously worked as an assistant attorney general for the state of Missouri, prosecuting and defending cases for state agencies before various courts and the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission. During law school, he was an extern for the Honorable Mark S. Davis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and a clerk for the American Center for Law and Justice and the Ashcroft Law Firm.
News & Insights
- “A Question of Material Fact Exists Where an Application, although Signed by the Insured, is Prepared by the Insurer’s Agent”Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel Hot Case Summary, September 21, 2015
- "Fear of Contaminates Alone is Not Enough to Certify a Class Under Common Law Nuisance"The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel Hot Case Summary, September 21, 2015
- “Regulating Standing: Defending the Constitution, Separation of Powers, and Religious Symbols from ‘Offended Observers’”Holy Cross Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2013