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Suzanne Johnson

Senior Counsel
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Dykema

Michigan, USA
    Local Time: Thursday 17:43

Practice Expertise

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Areas of Practice

  • Business Services
  • Corporate & Real Estate Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Nonprofits & Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Securities
  • Technology & Sourcing Transactions
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Profile

Suzanne M. Johnson is a senior counsel in the Corporate Finance Practice Group of Dykema. Her practice is focused on automotive, information technology, and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Johnson’s current practice is dedicated to a large automaker, counseling on commercial transactions and strategic relationships, cloud services and connected vehicle technologies. She also provides legal support for the automaker’s world-wide service arrangements.

Ms. Johnson is a former Dykema associate, having joined the Firm’s Business Law Practice Group after earning her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and federal and state securities law compliance. In private practice she counseled medium and Fortune 500 companies on commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, international privacy laws, ethics and compliance, as well as corporate restructuring, governance and information security. Prior to practicing law, she worked as a surety bond underwriter.

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1984

Education
Wayne State University Law School, J. D. cum laude

  • Law Review Editor
Oakland University, B.S., cum laude
  • Honors Program

Areas of Practice

  • Business Services
  • Corporate & Real Estate Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Nonprofits & Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Securities
  • Technology & Sourcing Transactions

Blogs

Cannabis Law Blog

The cannabis industry presents unprecedented opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs. Yet, entities looking to engage in this emerging industry face daunting levels of legal complexity and uncertainty. Moreover, state and local governments are constantly tasked with regulating an ever-evolving industry. Dykema's Cannabis Law Blog discusses important cannabis-related legal developments, reviews the practical implications of those developments, and provides valuable insight for anyone...

Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments

Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments provides legal insight on topics of special interest to insurance industry professionals. Covering a wide range of industries, Dykema’s Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments blog provides brief but substantive alerts, including updates and analysis on significant developments and trends in the insurance industry.

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report is published by the Financial Industry Group at Dykema. The Financial Services Industry has gone through a tremendous amount of regulatory and operational IT change in recent years, and with a new presidential administration more changes and developments are on the way. Fast-paced changes are also being driven by rapid technology developments, big data, mobile banking/payments, privacy and data security, and social media technologies affecting banks and credit...

The Firewall

The Firewall keeps you up to date on the hottest legal topics in the ever-changing world of data security and privacy. As information security becomes a critical facet of all businesses and industries and the target of many regulators, it is important to stay apprised of new legal developments. The Firewall provides insightful legal analysis of the emerging issues in data privacy and cybersecurity law to help businesses stay ahead of the curve.

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