David H. Johnson
David H. Johnson has been with McCorkle, Johnson & McCoy and its predecessors since 1984. For over thirty-five years, he has practiced primarily in the areas of construction law and construction litigation, as well as real estate litigation. Mr. Johnson also regularly participates in arbitration and mediation of construction and real estate disputes.
As a construction lawyer, Mr. Johnson has represented materials suppliers, subcontractors, general contractors, developers, construction sureties, architects, and engineers. He has represented these various entities in regard to liens and bond claims, complex construction contract disputes, owner-lender litigation, and real estate contract disputes. Mr. Johnson has represented clients in numerous appellate cases involving construction and real estate issues in the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
Mr. Johnson has been selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine on multiple occasions, named as one of Georgia Trend magazine’s Legal Elite, recognized by Best Lawyers in America, and has earned the esteemed AV rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.
Mr. Johnson is a member of the Savannah Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, and the American Bar Association, including the ABA’s Section of Litigation Construction Committee and Forum on the Construction Industry. Mr. Johnson is also a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.
A Washington & Lee University graduate with a B.A. in English, cum laude, Mr. Johnson also received Washington & Lee’s inaugural Jean Amory Wornom Award for Distinguished Critical Writing. He earned his J.D. from the University of Georgia Law School in 1984.
Mr. Johnson is a member of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick fraternal organization, and St. James Catholic Church. In his younger days, he volunteered as a coach for several youth sports, including football, basketball, baseball, and soccer. Mr. Johnson currently enjoys long weekends backpacking in the Georgia and North Carolina mountains.