Zakariah Johnson, PLLC, is a plaintiff-friendly environmental, toxic exposure and personal injury law firm, representing clients on a local and national level*. As a former environmental scientist and regulatory official, Zakariah Johnson possesses a rare combined understanding of science, law and regulatory procedures. This knowledge and experience allows the firm to provide sound and effective representation.
Zakariah Johnson earned his undergraduate degree in Environmental Science. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he went to work for an environmental service company in the Pacific Northwest, operating direct push rigs and investigating contaminated sites.
From there, Mr. Johnson went on to work for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Within the FDEP, Johnson served as RCRA inspector where he was responsible for the inspection, enforcement and permit review for landfills, solid waste and hazardous waste facilities. He later served as a contaminated site remediation project manager. He was also an on-call emergency response team member.
Mr. Johnson received his law degree from Vermont Law School in 2005, with a concentration in environmental law. While at Vermont Law School, he clerked for the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Enforcement Division and a New England law firm working on environmental regulatory and permitting matters.
From 2005 until 2009, Mr. Johnson worked for a boutique environmental law firm. In 2010, Mr. Johnson formed Zakariah Johnson, PLLC, a plaintiff-friendly law firm specializing in environmental, toxic exposure and personal injury law.
When not at work, you will find Zak spending time with his wife and their four young boys. He enjoys outdoor activities such as golfing and camping. Originally from Canada, he is an avid hockey fan and continues to play and coach youth hockey.
* Zakariah Johnson is admitted to practice in the State of Florida and has been admitted pro hac vice to represent clients in environmental litigation cases in Massachusetts, Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Washington.