Kurt A.Johnson


Detroit + 1.313.230.7916

Kurt Johnson's practice focuses on complex disputes, critical motions, and appeals.

Kurt has significant experience in antitrust matters, regulatory disputes, business and toxic tort litigation, intellectual property controversies, and constitutional challenges. His practice spans multiple industries, including aviation, automotive, health care, and financial services. Kurt has drafted dozens of briefs filed in state and federal courts across the country, including the Michigan Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Kurt also devotes significant time to his pro bono practice, where he focuses on religious liberty and prisoner rights.

Before joining Jones Day, Kurt served as a law clerk to Justice Neil Gorsuch of the Supreme Court of the United States and to Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He also practiced for several years at an international law firm in Washington, D.C.


  • Adient defends putative antitrust action alleging an unlawful boycott in the automotive seat cover industryJones Day is representing Adient plc in a putative antitrust action in which a Tier 2 supplier alleges that Tier 1 suppliers entered into an unlawful agreement with an OEM to refuse to purchase seat covers from the Tier 2 supplier.