Dave Johnson

Principal

Dave Johnson is a Principal of RLM | TrialGraphix. Dave specializes in developing innovative communication design and technology solutions for litigation. He has worked on a range of litigation matters involving intellectual property, product liability, personal injury, contract dispute, and antitrust issues.

Dave is an expert in concept development and the visual presentation of trial themes and issues. He leads teams in the production of persuasive communication design for expert witness reports, tutorials and testimony, as well as additional demonstratives used at trial, i.e., attorney opening statements and closing arguments. He is especially adept at working closely with his clients to develop effective visual presentations that display technical information and complex data in a manner that is easier for a jury to understand.

Dave has consulted on over 200 cases in federal and state courts as well as over 30 cases at the International Trade Commission. His clients include Covington & Burling, Finnegan & Henderson; Fish & Richardson; Sughrue Mion; Bingham McCutchen; Weil Gotshal; Morrison & Foerster. Some notable cases include U.S. v. Dow, Ortho McNeil v. Mylan, Ciena v. Corvis, Intergraph v. Intel, Intel v. Intergarph, NTP v. Research in Motion, In re: Set Top Boxes.

With over 16 years experience in information and graphic design, Dave has lead teams in the design and presentation of effective demonstrative evidence. Prior to founding RLM, he worked as a successful freelance artist providing graphics consulting to large litigation support firms. In addition, he was a partner in a graphics consulting firm in Arlington, VA which provided high-end proposal support to large government contractors.

Dave holds a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.