Robert P. Johnson Joins Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP as Chief Financial Officer

June 17, 2013

CHICAGO, IL. – The national law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is pleased to announce that Robert P. Johnson has joined the firm as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Johnson — who comes to Hinshaw from the law firm of Locke Lord LLP, where he was CFO since 2008 — has more than 30 years of financial and tax experience, including as a controller and consultant. At Hinshaw, Mr. Johnson will be responsible for the firm’s financial operations.

We are very pleased to welcome Bob to Hinshaw,” said the firm’s Chairman Donald L. Mrozek. He added, “Bob has significant of experience handling financial operations for large and complex businesses. His proven record of keeping organizations, including a large international law firm, on sound financial footing will help us as we continue to look for ways to become more efficient in providing legal services to businesses and individuals.”

“Hinshaw is known as an efficiently run law firm,” said Mr. Johnson. “I look forward to maintaining and improving upon this tradition,” he added.

Prior to his time with Locke Lord, Mr. Johnson held various senior level controller roles with Accenture, in Chicago, from 1997 - 2008. Before that, he was International Controller with Liquid Carbonic Industries Corp. from 1991 – 1997, and a Tax Senior Manager with Price Waterhouse from 1984 – 1991.

Mr. Johnson earned his M.S. in Taxation from DePaul University and is a CPA in the state of Illinois. He received his B.S. in Accountancy from Western Michigan University. 

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.