Carla Johnson has extensive experience representing a Fortune 500 global manufacturer and a Fortune 500 medical device company, regional health systems and multifamily developers in real estate transactions. In addition to working with corporate clients, Carla partners with single-asset investors, regional developers, owners, tenants and landlords in an array of transactional matters, including financing, leasing, acquiring and disposing of real property.

Faculty Positions

  • Mississippi College School of Law — Assistant Director of Academic Success and Legal Writing Professor, 2015-16


Bar Admissions



University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law
J.D. with honors, UALR Law Review (editorial board) (2009)

Philander Smith College
B.S. in Business Administration, summa cum laude (2005)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • 2017 Role Model/Advisor Experience
    Center for Leadership Development
  • Let Your Setback be a Setup for Success: Navigating Challenges
    Center for Leadership Development, Self-Discovery Career/Exploration Program, 2017
  • The Art of Negotiation: Tenant Friendly Lease Terms
    Business Boot Camp: Fitness for Your Company, Faegre Baker Daniels, 2016
  • Best Practices for Networking: Getting “The Job” Now and Managing Your Long-Term Career
    Mississippi College School of Law, 2015
  • Law School Keys to Success: Mastering Time Management
    The Kullman Firm’s Law Scholars Program, 2015 
  • First-Year Diverse Law Student Academic Retreat
    Emory Law School and Morris Manning Martin LLP, 2014


Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Steering Committee Member, Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI)
  • Member, Urban Land Institute
  • Member, IndyCREW (Commercial Real Estate Women)
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • National Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity — Mentor
  • UALR William H. Bowen School of Law Alumni Association — Former Board Member


  • Lawyers of Color — Hot List, 2013 (awarded to exceptional early- to mid-career minority attorneys)
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