Press Release
July 1, 2024

Seasoned Insurance Regulatory Attorney Ronnie Johnson Joins Holland & Knight

DALLAS (July 1, 2024) – Holland & Knight has bolstered its Public Policy & Regulation Group with the addition of Ronnie Johnson as a partner in Dallas. Mr. Johnson previously practiced at McGlinchey Stafford.

Prior to joining McGlinchey, Mr. Johnson spent a decade at the Louisiana Department of Insurance and was the Deputy Commissioner for the Office of Property and Casualty when he left.

Mr. Johnson advises clients nationwide on insurance regulatory, government relations and procurement, and legislative matters. His clients include national and international insurance and reinsurance companies, underwriters and agencies, as well as international manufacturers of automobiles and heavy equipment.

In his insurance regulatory practice, Mr. Johnson represents insurance entities with licensing, market conduct, solvency and reinsurance matters, and he represents insurance producers in licensing and market conduct matters. In his government procurement practice, he negotiates contracts and agreements with governmental agencies on behalf of clients. He also counsels clients in responding to requests for proposals issued by governmental agencies, conducts bid protests and pursues appeals to the district court.

"Ronnie is a highly respected lawyer in his field, with extensive experience in insurance regulatory and procurement law matters, and we are excited to welcome him to Holland & Knight where he will help expand the services we are able to offer our clients," said Karen Walker, leader of the firm's Government Section. "Ronnie has strong relationships in Texas, Louisiana and across the country, and will significantly strengthen our ability to represent clients in insurance regulatory matters."

Chambers USA recognizes Mr. Johnson as a leading lawyer in Insurance: Louisiana (2022-2024). His peers also selected him for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (2016-2023) in Insurance Law.

"Holland & Knight has an established and vibrant public policy and regulation practice and is the perfect place to serve my clients and grow my practice," Mr. Johnson said. "I'm thrilled to join this group of esteemed attorneys and policy advisors."

Mr. Johnson received a J.D. degree the from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center and a B.B.A. degree from Baylor University.

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