George Melville Johnson

George Melville Johnson

Founder, Melville Johnson, PC
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, International Law
  • Georgia
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Summary

Attorney George Johnson founded his firm's client-centered approach over a quarter century ago, and has been fighting on behalf of federal employees nationwide ever since. He has vigorously defended clients all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, and has developed a reputation internationally as adept in all aspects of MSPB and Federal Employment Law.

As a leading advocate for his clients, Mr. Johnson is a sought-after delegate and speaker. He has appeared at legal forums worldwide to address issues surrounding international employment law, including appearances at the Oxford Roundtable in England and the International Employment Law Conference in Austria. Additionally, he has served as an annual delegate to the International Bar Association: Durban (2002); San Francisco (2003); Auckland (2004); Prague (2005); Singapore (2007); Buenos Aires (2008); Madrid (2010); and Vancouver (2011). Mr. Johnson was honored to have spoken in a shared program with the President of the United States at the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. 75th Birthday Celebration.

In addition to representing federal employees, Mr. Johnson's practice expertise also extends to general federal litigation and appellate law.

Mr. Johnson is admitted to the bars of Northern and Middle U.S. District Courts in Georgia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh, Tenth and Second Circuits, D.C. Circuit Courts of Appeals, Federal Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia. He holds a BA from Washington & Lee University and a JD from the University of Tennessee, with additional coursework at Harvard University. His language skills include Latin and basic Spanish.

Mr. Johnson is founder, owner and principal of Melville Johnson, P.C.. The firm is an Atlanta-based firm with an international and federal reputation for intelligent approaches and aggressive client advocacy on behalf of federal employees.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • International Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
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2nd Circuit
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10th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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D.C. Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
J.D. (1987)
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Washington & Lee University
B.A. (1979)
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Current
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National Employment Law Association
Current
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Industrial Relations Research Association
Current
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Atlanta Bar Association
Current
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International Bar Association
Current
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Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
International Employment Law, International Employment Law Conference, Kitzbuhel, Austria
International Employment Law Conference
International Employment Law Conference
Lawyering in the International Market, Lawyering in the International Market, Valle Nevado, Chile
Lawyering in the International Market
Lawyering in the International Market
International Distribution and Investment Law, International Distribution and Investment Law, Valle Nevada, Chile
International Distribution and Investment Law
International Distribution and Investment Law
Africa and Immigration, Martin Luther King, Jr, Atlanta, GA
Mr. Johnson was honored to have spoken in a shared program with the President of the United States at the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. 75th Birthday Celebration.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Melville Johnson PC
Blog
MSPB Attorneys Blog
Contact & Map
Main Office
2870 Peachtree Rd NW
#915-6086
Atlanta, GA 30305
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 594-0424
Fax: (404) 724-0000