Johnson Selected as 2013-2014 ABA Business Law Chair

Dixie L. Johnson

UNM School of Law Alumna Dixie L. Johnson (’86) is serving as the 2013-2014 ABA Business Law Chair. The 2012-2013 chair, Martin E. Lybecker, officially "passed the gavel" to Johnson at the Business Law Section Luncheon during the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

As the ABA's Business Law Chair, Johnson represents the interests of business lawyers from throughout the ABA in the leading issues of the day. Dixie Johnson is co-head of Fried Frank's Securities Enforcement and Regulation practice. She also co-heads the firm's White Collar Criminal Defense and Securities Enforcement practice group, representing businesses and individuals in government securities investigations from her office in Washington, DC.

Johnson is a partner in Fried Frank based in the Washington, DC office. She is co-head of the Firm's Securities Enforcement and Regulation Practice. She also co-heads the Firm's White Collar Criminal Defense and Securities Enforcement Practice Group, representing businesses and individuals in government securities investigations from her office in Washington, DC.

Since 1986, Johnson and her practice group have represented clients in many of the most significant securities enforcement investigations in the SEC's history. She also counsels clients regarding their regulatory and disclosure obligations, assists clients in developing policies and procedures to deter violations, and conducts internal investigations. Few of her representations ever become known to the public.

December 19, 2013