Vice President & General Counsel
Dan Johnson is General Counsel for the Computer & Communications Industry Association. He also serves as Corporate Secretary for CCIA’s Board of Directors. Before joining the staff of CCIA in 2003, he served as an associate attorney at an intellectual property law firm in Miami, Florida and as a law clerk for a general civil litigation practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a computer consultant, a human resources specialist, and served our country in the Armed Forces. He has worked in different sectors of the economy, including, information technology, telecommunications, travel, insurance and intellectual property.
Mr. Johnson received his Jurist Doctorate degree form the University Miami School of Law. He received his Bachelors of Arts in Management and Criminal Justice from Concordia University – Wisconsin where he graduated with honors. He also received an advanced legal certificate in Law and Government from Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, D.C. While serving in the military he was awarded an Associates Degree of Applied Science with a concentration in Management from the Community College of the Air Force.
In Mr. Johnson’s capacity at CCIA, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of CCIA. Among his many duties as General Counsel he oversees all contracts and is responsible for managing outside lobbyists, consultants and legal counsels. Mr. Johnson also serves as a senior lobbyist working on many issues of importance to CCIA’s members. Drawing on his background in technology and telecommunications, he also serves in the capacity of the Chief Technologist.