Member Profile: Walter T. Johnson

Walter T. Johnson
Watkins & Eager PLLC
The Emporium Building
400 East Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39201
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Tel: (601) 965.1900
Fax: (601) 965.1901

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master


Calendar Last Updated: 9 Aug 16

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Walter T. Johnson has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Family Businesses
Health Care
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Wrongful Death



Since joining Watkins & Eager in 1991, Walter's practice has included both federal and state court litigation in the areas of pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, medical malpractice, general product liability, and personal injury. Walter has served as lead trial counsel in numerous product liability and medical malpractice cases in both state and federal courts and has tried multiple cases to verdict. Walter chairs the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Groups at Watkins and Eager. Walter began serving as a neutral in 1997 and has continued to mediate and arbitrate matters while maintaining an active litigation practice. Walter's resolution practice has included complex as well as non-complex cases in the following areas; trucking, environmental, commercial, business disputes, pharmaceutical, nursing home, medical malpractice, product liability, premises liability and personal injury and family matters.


  • Juris Doctor: Mississippi College School of Law, 1990
  • Bachelor's Degree: Political Science, Tougaloo College, 1984
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center: School of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine Technology (1976-79)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Member of International Association of Defense Counsel (lADC)
  • Member of Defense Research Institute (DPI) and Its Drug and Medical Device Committee
  • Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation
  • Member of the Mississippi Bar


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