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SCM Welcomes Camille N. Johnson Back to the Firm

We are pleased to announce that lawyer Camille N. Johnson has returned to the law firm after serving full-time with her husband, Douglas, as a Mission President and companion for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Arequipa, Peru.

Camille Johnson proactively counsels and educates business clients and public employers regarding risk management initiatives and strategies that prevent or minimize employment claims. She also assists clients with the investigation of employment claims, including those alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

Camille advises local, regional and international companies on subjects including the Fair Labor Standards Act, executive agreements, ADA, FMLA, Title VII and covenants not to compete. Camille’s clients range in size from small employers with local operations, to employers with global operations and more than 7,000 employees.

Camille has combined her experience in client counseling with a significant and varied litigation and trial practice. Camille regularly defends clients in arbitrations, administrative hearings, and bench and jury trials. Camille has managed and tried cases involving Title VII, sexual harassment, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, wrongful discharge, defamation, whistle-blowing, procedural due process, equal protection, and the enforcement of covenants not to compete.

Camille’s pharmaceutical defense practice includes the defense of leading pharmaceutical manufacturers in mass tort and coordinated litigation. She supervised the diet drug litigation for Wyeth in Utah.

In 2003, Camille successfully defended the former vice president of the Salt Lake Olympic Committee in connection with an indictment arising out of the competition for the 2002 Winter Olympics, obtaining a judgment of acquittal at the close of the government’s case.