WHITNEY D. JOHNSON

Paralegal

Did You Know?

Whitney only drinks coffee if it’s wrapped up in chocolate twice over.

Apart from a select few, Whitney thinks Pixar ruined the Disney catalogue. Marvel is a happy addition though. DC struggles heavily.

Yes, Whitney is the lone adult in the theater throwing popcorn and hissing at your talkative child during (insert title of kid’s movie here).

Whitney believes The Color Purple wins the media trifecta. It’s in her top 10 favorites list for movies, books and musicals.

Whitney believes that Hamilton’s soundtrack is better than most Hip-Hop/Rap LPs out today.

Whitney has eclectic taste in music.

Whitney traveled a portion of the Canadian leg of the underground railroad for a 7th grade field trip.

Whitney believes that every vacation should have at least one misadventure just to make it interesting.

Whitney likes to read. Her tastes run the gamut between trashy romance, sci-fi, thrillers, the paranormal, the Magical World of Harry Potter and all things Tolkien related. I read (auto)biographies when I want to actually get some sleep.

Whitney supports the litigation team with its cases from inception to trial/arbitration. Whitney’s responsibilities include legal research, fact investigation, preparation of court filings, managing front to back end document productions and other discovery support as needed.

Prior to joining Cheng Cohen, Whitney worked in the educational field, shaping the young minds of the future and occasionally wiping their snotty noses. Most recently, Whitney was an insurance litigation paralegal at a firm in Chicago.

  • Education

    • Paralegal Certificate, Roosevelt University
    • Bachelor of Arts, Spelman College