Johnson Legal Network, PLLC
535 Wellington Way, Suite 380
Lexington, KY 40503
Phone: 859.252.0093
Fax: 859.252.2277
Richard P. Johnson  |  Karen Whitmer Irving

Richard P. Johnson

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Richard is legal counsel to, and a member of the Board of Directors of, the Kentucky Petroleum Marketers Association, and represents a number of the Association's members. Over the years, Richard has represented dozens of petroleum marketing companies, and several major oil companies, in connection with petroleum marketing law and litigation; environmental compliance; underground storage tank law; contract and franchise law; and issues arising under the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act, and similar statutes and related regulations.

His extensive administrative litigation experience encompasses a wide range of issues, focusing on the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and other solid waste issues; the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. Richard has handled a variety of regulatory actions, including those prosecuted by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; cases within hearings division of U.S. Department of Labor, Kentucky Public Protection and Regulation Cabinet; Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet, Division of Waste Management; Underground Storage Tank Branch; Enforcement Branch; and the Office of the Petroleum Storage Tank Environmental Assurance Fund.

Richard's experience in commercial law and litigation experience includes thousands of cases, many of which involve the firm's national clinical laboratory clients. His experience in corporate law includes developing and handling contracts, leases and other commercial transactions, commercial litigation, and drafting and co-ordinating incorporation, corporate compliance, shareholder agreements and dissolution.