Attorney Steven A. Johnson

Steven A. Johnson is the founding partner of the law firm of Steven A. Johnson & George S. Ivancevich, LLP in Merrillville, Indiana. For 45 years attorney Steven Johnson has represented clients in Mediations and Arbitrations. 

Attorney Steven Johnson’s reputation for success both in the court room and across the bargaining table is widely known and highly respected.

Having tried hundreds of cases since 1975 in both state and federal courts, clients rely on him for their most difficult legal matters, from class actions representing both plaintiffs and defendants in areas as diverse as civil rights and sexual harassment to fair debt collection, business disputes, large contract litigation, construction litigation and personal injury matters involving catastrophic injuries including traumatic brain injuries.

Labor Attorney

As a labor attorney, Steve is widely respected on both sides of the bargaining table, having bargained collectively and having resolved work disputes with virtually all unions in the highly unionized Northwest Indiana area.

Mediation and Arbitration Attorney

Taking advantage of Steve’s litigation skills and bargaining expertise, attorneys began relying on him to mediate their civil cases, And over the last 20 years, Mediation has become the focus of his practice. Since his practice as a Certified Mediator began, Steve has now mediated well over 4,000 cases.

Steven A. Johnson is one of the finest mediators in Northwest Indiana.

Associate review

Mediation Law, Lawyers.com

Steve is amongst the top attorneys in Northern Indiana, if not the entire State. He is very well known, highly respected, and admired. He is widely regarded as the preeminent mediator in Northwest Indiana. He has a nice smile, and very sharp teeth – and knows how and when to use both.

Associate review

Civil Litigation Attorney, Lawyers.com

Steve is the epitome of what a lawyer should be, bright, articulate, uncompromisingly ethical, passionate about his work and respected by all. He is the most highly sought after management side labor and employment attorney and civil mediator in Northwest Indiana (the bastion for organized labor in Indiana). Those facts speak volumes for how highly regarded he is by both his clients and colleagues. He is among the best of the best.

Partner Review

Labor and Employment Law, Martindale-Hubbell

I’ve known Steve for more than 30 years. He is the epitome of an “AV” rated lawyer for Martindale-Hubbell.

Partner Review

Labor and Employment Law, Martindale-Hubbell

Steven has been active in the practice of mediation for many years now and I have been able to view his abilities in general practice also. He is worthy of the highest ranking.

Partner Review

Mediation Law, Martindale-Hubbell

PRACTICE AREAS

Mediation & Arbitrations
Civil Litigation
Real Estate & Construction Law
Business & Development Law
Personal Injury Law
Labor & Employment Law

BAR ADMISSIONS

1975, Indiana
1976, Florida
1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
1979, U.S. Supreme Court
1990, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
1975, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana

EDUCATION

Loyola University, B.B.A., 1971
University of Miami, J.D., 1975

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

The American Bar Association
Indiana Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
Crossroads Chamber of Commerce – Member
Who’s Who – Member

AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Top Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment Law
Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation
“Top Rated Lawyer in Chicago” for ethical standards and legal ability

Top Lawyers in Indiana by the Legal Network
Honored by Strathmore’s Who’s Who
Top 1% of “America’s Most Honored Professionals

How Can We Help?

The Law Offices of Steven A. Johnson & George S. Ivancevich, is committed to placing the needs of our clients before all others, and to providing excellent representation at a fair price. Our size allows us to provide the personal service that clients expect; our experience and expertise allow us to provide the tools necessary for success in an ever more litigious world.