Douglas M. Johnson


Douglas M. Johnson


Douglas M. Johnson

Doug Johnson’s broad experience and ability to connect with his clients enables him to thoroughly understand their issues and develop pragmatic, business-focused results.

As a key member of Zausmer’s Commercial Group, Doug strategically advises his clients on complex matters, drawing constantly on his diverse professional background. He values client relationships, keeping their interests front of mind as he advocates on their behalf. Intellectually curious and driven, Doug welcomes every opportunity to learn the ins and outs of unfamiliar topics and considers each new case a personal challenge to get the best possible results. He takes time to gain a deep understanding of the underlying facts and thoroughly researches the law and subject matter, ensuring he is in the best position to expertly advise his clients while providing them a sense of ease.

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Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan


Michigan State University College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2021

  • Articles Editor and Sanctions Committee, International Law Review
  • Member, Business and Securities Law Institute

University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, 2010

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Business Law, Administrative & Regulatory Law, and Real Property Law Sections
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Detroit Bar Association


  • Michigan Legislature Promotes Solar Energy Development with New Solar Energy Facilities Taxation Act
    SBM Real Property Law Section, November 2023

In the Community

  • First Tee of Greater Detroit, Coach

Honors & Awards

  • Michigan State University College of Law, Jurisprudence Achievement Award in Contract Drafting, 2021