Brendan Johnson is a seasoned litigator and partner in WSHB’s New Jersey office, where his practice focuses on professional liability, environmental claims, complex tort and commercial litigation. Brendan additionally has defended and received favorable judgments in matters defending architects and engineers. He also enjoys a wealth of experience handling construction litigation in addition to trampoline park and recreational facility defense.

Through skillful advocacy Brendan has obtained dismissals and summary judgments on multiple multi-million dollar claims for his clients. He has additionally appeared before the New Jersey Appellate Division and obtained favorable rulings enforcing commercial contracts on behalf of his clients.

Brendan attended Seton Hall University School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2017. While there, Brendan served as a research fellow for the Center for Social Justice. It was at this time that Brendan traveled to Guantanamo Bay where he both observed and reported on detainee trials. He served as symposium editor for the Legislative Journal and as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Peter F. Bariso Jr. A.J.S.C. in the New Jersey Superior Court.




  • Seton Hall Law School (J.D., 2017, cum laude)
  • State University of New York at Geneseo (B.A., 2013)

Licensed to Practice in

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey



Honors & Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers "Rising Star" recognition for Professional Liability in Berkeley Heights, NJ (2024)
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Professional Liability Defense in Berkeley Heights, NJ (2024)

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