Brian S. Johnson Of CounselvCard | Bio

Brian Johnson’s legal practice focuses on assisting startups, entrepreneurs, and privately-held companies with their transactional needs, including advising clients in merger and acquisition activities, joint venture structures, capital raises including private placements and Series A financings, implementation of equity compensation structures, and intellectual property licensing. His experience includes a wide range of merger and acquisition matters, including advising client companies in transactions involving publicly traded entities.

Prior to attending law school, Brian was an Assistant Vice President with J. P. Morgan Chase Bank  in Ft. Worth, Texas, where he was a commercial lender specializing in the middle-market client base. Brian is also well versed in a range of commercial real estate matters, including closings and title reviews.

Brian serves as outside legal counsel and as a Director for the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council, the leading technology-focused advocacy group in Central Virginia. He also serves on the board of the nonprofit Charlottesville Tom Sox, a summer league for collegiate players. He is an active adult leader with his son’s Boy Scout troop, and has coached in both Little League and in the Pop Warner organization.