Our Firm

Established Trust & Reputable Experience

JOHNSON & FREEMAN, LLC was founded in 1994 by Horace J. Johnson, Jr. and Ronald J. Freeman, Sr. The firm has celebrated 25 years of legal service to the business and governmental communities. Our staff remains true to the high standards set by the founders of commitment to integrity, and the provision of the highest level of legal services to our clients. Adherence to these principles allow us to build a sterling reputation in the legal profession as evidenced by the elevation of founding partner, Horace J. Johnson, Jr., to the Newton County Superior Court bench in 2002, and the naming of the other founding partner, Ronald J. Freeman, Sr., as a “Georgia Super Lawyer” for the year 2004 and successor years. Mr. Freeman has also received the designation of a “Georgia Legal Elite” since 2003. In 2018, Attorney Freeman was recognized as a “Top Georgia Business Lawyer” by his peers. In 2019, Attorney Freeman was recognized as a “Top Business Lawyer” Nationally by the American College of Trial Lawyers.

JOHNSON & FREEMAN is Georgia’s premiere minority-owned business litigation firm with an office in Historic Union City. The firm has in excess of 80 years of practice experience among its lawyers. We offer our clients expertise in the areas of corporate law; business litigation; governmental law; construction law; labor and employment; and estate planning. We represent a wide spectrum of clients from governments, large financial and religious institutions to educational institutions and small businesses to individuals.

Known for our Civil Litigation Practice, JOHNSON & FREEMAN provides counsel to institutions and individuals in commercial and contract disputes. The general litigation group has substantial experience in arbitration and administrative proceedings before boards and agencies of all levels. Our attorneys are routinely requested to provide co-representation in cases of public interest.

JOHNSON & FREEMAN has joint ventures with the law firms of Holland and Knight, and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. Success with these ventures positions us to attract corporate clients seeking to answer the call for diversity in legal representation. These joint venture relationships have lasted in excess of ten years.


Our Stats & Successes

Business Impact

298 clients served with exceptional service. When choosing Johnson & Freeman, you are securing a partner with a strategic outlook who is personally invested in reaching your end goal.

Firm Existence

More than 26 years of service gives Johnson & Freeman with the experience, reputation, resources, and vision to serve clients’ dynamic needs.

Combined Years of Experience

Johnson & Freeman brings more than 85 years of litigation, negotiation, and strategy to support our clients. Our team of attorneys offer a wealth of experience, unique set of skills and diverse solutions that extend far beyond our practice areas.

Countries Served

Johnson & Freeman attorneys are recognized for their legal innovation and outstanding service to clients worldwide.


who we are

Our Vision & Values


To serve our clients in stable, long-term relationships, in which we help our clients achieve their objectives by exceeding expectations, delivering excellence and exercising Christian principles.


To be the premier boutique litigation firm for Business, Government and Individual clients with complex legal and business problems that require an innovative and result oriented solution.


In order to pursue our vision and mission we’re committed to:

- Maintaining a high level of productivity and efficiency

- Projecting a high level of concern about client matters

- Making client attention, responsiveness and service our first priority

- Fostering cooperation, collegiality and mutual support among our attorneys

- Utilizing technology and 21st Century digital practices

- Generating a commitment to creativity and experimentation

- Staying up-to-date and informed on the legal industry and the industries of our clients

- Forward thinking and future planning by encouraging a devotion to effective problem-solving

Our Scope

Johnson Freeman is proud to provide legal services to clients across the globe.