Kaki J. Johnson

Fishman Haygood attorney Kaki Johnson

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f: 504-310-0250

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Kaki Johnson is an associate in our Litigation Section.

Prior to joining Fishman Haygood, Kaki served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Ivan L.R. Lemelle of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Kaki received her law degree magna cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2015, where she graduated as a William L. Crowe Scholar.  While in law school, Kaki was a member of the Loyola Law Review, for which she published two scholarly articles and received the Warren E. Mouledoux Award for Outstanding Dedication and Service for her work as Articles Editor.

Prior to attending law school, Kaki graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans, where she was a member of the Loyola volleyball team.

Kaki is a member of the St. Thomas More Inn of Court and the Federal Bar Association.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, William L. Crowe Scholar, from Loyola University College of Law, 2015
    • Articles Editor of the Loyola Law Review
  • B.A. in Philosophy Pre-Law, magna cum laude, from Loyola University, 2011

Clerkship

  • Ivan L.R. Lemelle of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2015-2016

Publications / Presentations

  • The Migration from the Rig to the Courthouse: Oil and Gas Legacy Litigation in Louisiana, 60 Loy. L. Rev. 647 (2014)
  • Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.: The Alien Tort Statute’s Presumption Against Extraterritoriality, 60 Loy. L. Rev. 171 (2014)

PRACTICE FOCUS

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit