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Charles H. Johnson

Mr. Johnson practices exclusively in the areas of mass tort, commercial and consumer class actions, antitrust, product liability and commercial litigation.  He has been in private practice since 1975 and has extensive practice experience in federal multi-district litigation.  Mr. Johnson's firm was one of the first firms to discover and seek redress for the serious health problems caused to thousands of woman who used the Dalkon Shield contraceptive device.  Mr. Johnson's firm is one of the oldest firms in the mass tort arena.  Mr. Johnson is currently investigating and seeking redress for the serious health problems caused to women who used the Mirena IUD, Lipitor, and pelvic mesh.  Additionally, Mr. Johnson is currently investigating and seeking redress for serious health problems caused to individuals who used the St. Jude Riata lead, Da Vinci procedure, Eliquis, Xarelto.  Mr. Johnson is also investigating and seeking redress for corn farmers against the manufacturer Syngenta.  Mr. Johnson has successfully represented thousands of individual clients and has received continuous recognition for his work.

Product Liability Litigation Experience
Actos, Albuterol, AMO contact solution, Avandia, Baycol, Bextra, Breast implants, Celebrex, Dalkon Shield, Fen/phen, Fosamax, Gammagard, Guidant Ancure Stent Graft, Guidant Defibrillators, Heart value, Honda ATV, Levaquin, Lipitor, Medtronic Defibrillators, Medtronic Leads, Metal-on-Metal hip replacements, Mirena contraceptive drug, Norplant, NuvaRing contraceptive drug, Ortho Evra patch, Pradaxa, Pelvic mesh, Propulsid, Renu MoistureLoc, Rezulin, St. Jude Medical silzone mechanical heart valve, Sprint Fidelis defibrillator lead, St. Jude Riata defibrillator lead, Sulzer hip implant, Vioxx, Yamaha ATV, Yaz/Yasmin/Ocella contraceptive drug and Zimmer hip implant

Education
Hamline University School of Law
    J.D. 1975
University of Minnesota
    B.S. 1972

Bar Admissions
Minnesota

Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit Court
Minnesota Supreme Court

Professional Recognition
The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Hamline University School of Law Distinguished Alumnus 2012
Minnesota Super Lawyer in Class Action, Mass Tort and Product Liability
    2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Professional Associations
American Association of Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association)



Associates
Jonathan Mencel