Mr. Michael Johnson is a partner in the Johnston Barton Proctor and Rose law firm and member of the Business & Tax Practice Group. His practice focuses on counseling domestic and international public and private entities in areas including cross border transactions, foreign direct investment, international trade and market entry, economic development, and commercial and corporate law. Mr. Johnson is the Honorary Consul of Germany for the State of Alabama. Previously, Mr. Johnson served as the Honorary Consul of Brazil for Alabama from 1995 to 2010, as well as serving as legal advisor to the Brazilian Consulate General in Atlanta covering six Southeastern states.
Mr. Johnson’s professional experience includes five years as Director of International Development with the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, where he recruited industry to the State of Alabama, worked with new and established companies for expansion projects, and worked with public sector entities in collaborative projects including new and expanding industry and promotion of international trade.