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Cale A. Johnson Elected Chair of State Bar of Michigan’s Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section

October 9, 2017

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Cale A. Johnson, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently elected to serve as Chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section. Having previously served as Vice Chair, Johnson was elected to serve as Chair at the Section’s annual meeting on September 29, 2017. 

The Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section of the State Bar of Michigan provides education, information and analysis about issues of concern through meetings, seminars, programs and other publications.

Johnson’s practice focuses on all aspects of antitrust and competition law. Throughout his career, he has garnered experience representing corporations in government investigations, including civil merger defense and criminal investigations into allegations of price fixing, bid rigging, and market allocation. He has represented clients in matters involving governmental antitrust and regulatory authorities around the world, including investigations by global authorities into potential anti-competitive practices in the automotive industry. Johnson has also represented a number of U.S. and international Fortune 500 companies in high-profile civil litigation, including class action defense. 

Prior to joining Dykema, Johnson, who earned a J.D. and a B.A. from the University of Michigan, was an associate at two AmLaw 100 firms in New York City. He also served as a Special Assistant District Attorney with the Kings County (Brooklyn), New York District Attorney’s office, where he handled a variety of criminal prosecutions.