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Lamar I. Johnson


Phone: (713) 337-8865

Fax: (713) 337-8850

Email: lamar.johnson@mhllp.com

Office Location: Houston

Lamar I. Johnson is a native Houstonian and an associate in the firm’s Houston, Texas office. Lamar’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, and he has experience handling cases in both state and federal court involving a variety of matters, including energy, contract disputes, business torts, and insurance coverage and defense.

Prior to joining McDowell Hetherington, Lamar gained valuable trial and courtroom knowledge serving as a law clerk to two federal judges in the Eastern District of Texas: The Honorable United States District Judge Amos L. Mazzant, III (‘18­–19), and the Honorable United States Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin (‘17–18).

Lamar graduated from the University of Houston Law Center in May 2017, where he served as an editor on the Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law. During law school, Lamar also worked as a student attorney in UHLC’s Criminal Defense Clinic, representing indigent members of the community charged with misdemeanor offenses. Lamar earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Texas A&M University.

Outside the office, Lamar serves on various committees for both the National Diversity Council and Texas Diversity Council. He is also a member of the Houston chapter of the Sweatt Equity Group. Lamar enjoys reading, obsessing over Aggie sports, spending time with his younger brothers, and fishing.


  • Texas


  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2017
  • Texas A&M University, 2013


  • Hon. Amos L. Mazzant, III, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (2018-2019)
  • Hon. Keith F. Giblin, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (2017-2018)