Shakira Johnson is a senior associate at Walsworth, where she primarily focuses on employment law, general liability including auto accidents and premises liability, and public entity representation. She participates in all aspects of pre-trial litigation, including developing case strategy, taking and defending depositions, conducting site inspections, interviewing witnesses, preparing and arguing dispositive motions, and appearing at hearings and mediations on behalf of her clients.
Previously, Shakira represented government entities in state and federal court in civil litigation, civil rights cases, and employment matters. In addition, she has represented insurance carriers and private businesses in product liability, premises liability, auto and general liability, and workers’ compensation cases.
Shakira is admitted to practice in California and Wisconsin.
- Obtained summary judgment on behalf of public entity defending against premises liability claim in connection with an alleged dangerous condition of public property.
- Negotiated favorable settlements in civil rights and personal injury disputes arising from alleged police misconduct and premises liability claims.
In her spare time, Shakira enjoys hot yoga, wine tasting, photography, and spending time with her family and friends.