Eric Todd Johnson


Cell: (801) 520-5333
Address: PO Box 831,
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Practice Areas: Municipal Bonds, Government Law

Mr. Johnson’s practice focuses on municipal bonds and local government law. He serves hundreds of local governments in Utah and surrounding states. Mr. Johnson is an adjunct law professor at the BYU law school, where he teaches state and local government law. Mr. Johnson has acted as bond counsel on hundreds of public projects for essentially all types of public entities, such as cities, counties, school districts, interlocal agencies, special districts, municipal building authorities, etc.

Frequently, these financings help communities advance economic development and enhance fiscal stability. However, Mr. Johnson has also assisted communities surmount distressed financial situations. Mr. Johnson has experience with basically all types of public financings, from the most sophisticated to the commonplace. In addition, Mr. Johnson acts as general counsel to the following Utah communities: Mapleton City, Town of Brian Head, Cedarview/Montwell Special Service District, the Town of Manila and Interlaken Town. He advises communities on all aspects of municipal law with a special emphasis on local districts. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Johnson clerked for Justice I. Daniel Stewart of the Utah Supreme Court 1994-1995.

Education Brigham Young University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994 Editor, BYU Law Review Order of the Coif Western Washington University, M.B.A., with honors, 1990 Brigham Young University, B.S., 1986

Admissions Utah, 1994

Affiliations National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) Utah Municipal Attorneys Association

Second Language Spanish

Personal Born in Seattle, Washington

Distinctions and Awards Named Utah’s Legal Elite in Government Law, 2008 – present Former Chair J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Salt Lake City Chapter Co-chair annual conference JRCLS 2010 Vice-Chair JRCLS Religious Freedom Committee, 2013 – present

Community Eric teaches Municipal Law at the J Ruben Clark Law School