Suzanne L. Johnson

Attorney at Law
Founder and Principal

Suzanne is a versatile lawyer with a sophisticated knowledge of several areas of law that few attorneys can match. Her work involves both helping Mainers with estate planning and probate administration and also her years as a partner of a large mid-coast law firm, she gained expertise in federal workers compensation (longshore) with particular emphasis on workers exposed to asbestos at the workplace.   

These two intersection legal practices means that for several decades she has assisted families with estate planning (both before and after injuries) with end of life discussions, probate planning as well as ensuring an injured worker achieves all benefits to which they and their family members are entitled. Suzanne has recovered substantial settlements for her clients and their family members, including shipyard and paper mill workers who suffer from workplace Asbestos Exposure and Longshore claims. She also is a registered representative of claimants  for  SocialSecurityDisabilityclaims, appearing at hearings throughout the State of Maine.  

Suzanne is admitted to practice law in the jurisdictions of Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts and Maine, as well as the Federal District Court of Maine and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Suzanne has been recognized as theNational Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers as well one of the Nation’s Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorneys by the Worker’s Injury Liability Group (WILG). 

Suzanne was born and raised outside of Chicago, Illinois. She earned her undergraduate degree with honors from Duke University and her Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt School of Law. Long active with non-profit and professional organizations, Suzanne is currently and for the past 15 years she has served as the co-chair of the Restoration Advisory Board to advocate for the ongoing clean-up of toxic waste at the former Naval Air Station Brunswick.  She has also served as a Board Member of the College Guild (offering free non-traditional correspondence courses to prisoners); a Member of the Maine Board of Bar Overseer’s Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection and has served as President of the Lincoln County Bar Association as well as the President and legal counsel for many years to the Damariscotta River Association and  the Medomak River Land Trust furthering their charitable conservation work, Given her experience with representing victims of occupational disease she strives to ensure the health and beauty of the Maine landscape remains for all succeeding generations. Suzanne has raised her children and continues to reside with her husband and pets in Brunswick, Maine.  


"If you organize your life around your passion, you can turn your passion into your story and then turn your story into something bigger—something that matters." - Francis Perkins