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RANDALL JOHNSON
Dallas, Texas 75214 (469) 475-3715 (cell) (214) 824-2227 (home) Randy75214@gmail.com

CURRENT POSITION The Johnson Law Firm, 2014-Present Private practice with focus on drafting, reviewing, and negotiating sophisticated contracts for business clients. Practice also includes legal review of advertising and marketing materials; litigation support; advice on trademarks, copyrights and other IP matters; advice on telecommunications law matters; and wills and estate planning. IN-HOUSE COUNSEL EXPERIENCE General Attorney-Policy and Compliance, AT&T Inc., 1999-2013 Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated a broad variety of sophisticate business agreements, including contracts with external vendors, services and product contracts with businesses as well as governmental and educational organizations, software development contracts, responses to requests for proposal, and intellectual property licensing provisions. Legal advisor to wholesale marketing client groups, negotiating all aspects of agreements with wholesale providers, including provisions governing patents and trademarks, indemnity and limitation of liability, tax liability, OSHA, and environmental law. Reviewed and approved advertising and other marketing materials (including review for compliance with trademark and copyright laws). Provided compliance support on a wide variety of regulations including non-discrimination requirements, privacy and data-security issues, antitrust issues, and video franchising requirements. Also supported the internal audit organization; responded to Department of Justice and regulatory agency inquiries; and provided records information management advice. Primary corporate counsel on complex requirements imposed by federal and state agencies as conditions for their approval of several significant mergers (including three of the most significant mergers in corporate history). Primary attorney responsible for securing regulatory approval of the SBC/AT&T and AT&T/BellSouth mergers in several states. General Counsel to the AT&T affiliate providing hosted Voice over IP (VOIP) services. Counsel to the companys Citizenship and Sustainability organization, including providing advice on compliance with regulations governing environmental claims in marketing materials. Managed complex litigation in federal and state courts, and conducted arbitrations before state regulatory agencies. 1

LAW FIRM EXPERIENCE Of Counsel, Hughes & Luce, L.L.P., Dallas, Texas, 1998-1999 Partner, Davis, LeClair, Loegering & Daniel, L.L.P., Dallas, Texas, 1995-1998 Associate, Jenkens & Gilchrist, P.C., Dallas, Texas, 1994-1995 Associate, Johnson & Gibbs, P.C., Dallas, Texas, 1989-1991 (All law firm experience was with same practice group.) SUMMARY OF LAW FIRM EXPERIENCE Experience in all areas of trial litigation practice, including motion practice, taking and defending depositions, and trials (including first-chair trial experience). Experience in the United States District Courts and the Texas state trial courts. Matters litigated include commercial controversies, antitrust, securities fraud, civil RICO, patent and trademark infringement, financial institutions fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, and technology export security. Also have substantial appellate practice experience, including superior brief writing skills, and represented clients before the U.S Courts of Appeals, the U. S. Supreme Court, and the Texas Supreme Court. OTHER LEGAL EXPERIENCE Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1992-1993. Taught courses in constitutional criminal procedure; white collar crime; and legal writing, including appellate advocacy. Law Clerk to Judge Robert S. Vance, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1988-1989. OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Signal Officer, U.S. Army, 1980-1986. Served in various command and staff positions, including Signal Officer Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Battalion Maintenance Officer, and Communications-Electronics Staff Officer. At various times, supervised up to 240 men. Honorably Discharged at Rank of Captain. Awarded two Army Commendation Medals. EDUCATION Yale Law School, LL.M., 1992 Honors University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1988 3.58 GPA, Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award (awarded to top 5% of class) Senior Editor, Alabama Law Review United States Military Academy at West Point, B.S., 1980 Concentrated in Engineering and Applied Mathematics BAR MEMBERSHIPS Registered Patent Attorney-U. S. Patent and Trademark Office State of Texas and State of Alabama 2