"Don Johnsen, of Gallagher & Kennedy, has always represented our company well!"
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Best Lawyers

"I have worked with Don Johnsen, of Gallagher & Kennedy, for many years. He is extremely knowledgeable and has given our company excellent service during my tenure. I can't recommend him highly enough!"
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“Donald Johnsen of the labor and employment team is acknowledged by clients as someone who ‘provides excellent practical advice on labor and employment issues and is very talented at presenting his client’s case in adversarial proceedings.’”
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"I've worked with Don Johnsen of Gallagher & Kennedy for a number of years and the knowledge, support, and advice provided helps me manage my operations with a lot more comfort and confidence."
Jacquie Wishnewsky
Pink Jeep Tours, Inc.

Donald Peder Johnsen


Don practices exclusively in the area of employment and labor law.  He counsels and represents employers in such matters as employment discrimination and sexual harassment claims, wrongful discharge claims, breach of contract claims, wage and hour disputes, arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, employee hiring, discipline, and discharge procedures, drug and alcohol testing matters, non-competition disputes, labor relations issues and miscellaneous employment policy matters.  Since 2007, he has been consecutively recognized as a Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers of America.

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  • The College of William and Mary
    J.D., 1987
    Order of the Coif
    Managing Editor, William & Mary Law Review
  • University of Arizona
    B.A., high distinction, 1981

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