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Attorney & Counselor at Law


New York
Federal Court;
Southern, Eastern Districts of New York
District of Connecticut


Kings College, London, Great Britain
European Community Law Studies, June 1990
New York University School of Law, New York, N.Y
LL.M. degree, 1987.
Uppsala University School of Law, Uppsala, Sweden
Jur. Kand. (Equivalent to doctorate degree in the U.S.) August 1981. International Law - Cum Laude.


1981- Present
United States

Private Practice
Law Offices of Jan G Johansson
New York City / Southampton New York
Messrs. Dickerson & Reilly
780 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10017
Law Firm, General Practice with emphasis on Admiralty, Trusts and Estate and International Corporate Law
Messrs. Bailey & Weschler
66 Forest Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06105
Connecticut based law firm with planned international practice. International Law projects, domestic, including family law, work comp and insurance defense work.
Environetics International
600 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10021
International office space planning company. Offices in the U.S., Great Britain, Mexico, Australia and Japan. Working on legal documents and contracts at Environetics Commercial Department. Firm dissolved in 1988.
Messrs. Burke & Mayer
1100 Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
Attorney Johansson came to the United States to join this law firm in serving its principal client in areas of international admiralty and insurance law.


Messrs. Dr. Schackow und Partner
Domshof 17
Bremen 1
Bremen-based law firm, handing business for HAPAG-Lloyd among other clients in field of international business law. Mr. Johansson worked with this firm principally on special projects concerning Swedish-German and German- English marine cases.

Great Britain

Messrs. Ingledew, Brown, Bennison & Garrett
26 Creechurch Lane
London EC3 5AL
Law firm, as a Trainee with the Admiralty and Shipping Commercial Departments.
Lloyds of London Member Firms:
Through a program arranged at Lloyds of London, Attorney
Johansson trained in various aspects of international insurance
including brokerage, underwriting and shipboard duty.
Postings included:
  • Britania Steam Ship Insurance Association
  • Peter Millers (Lloyds brokers)
  • S. Merretts Syndicate (Lloyds underwriters)
  • Egon Oldendorff Rederei, Lubeck Germany



"The Trade Agreement between Sweden and the Common Market Compared to the Rome Treaty,"
Uppsala 1978.
"Introduction to American Jurisdiction," New York 1987
"Nordstjernan” legal column. (Swedish Press)
"Finlandia Weekly" Legal Column
"VABA EESTI SõNA" (Estonia Weekly) Legal Column
"NORDEN" Legal Column
Various articles in business publications. U.S., and Europe, including "Currents," "Headlines," and "Vestkusten".



American Immigration Lawyers Association, The New York City Bar
Association ,The Connecticut Bar Association, The Maritime Law
Association of the United States, Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce.( New York and USA Chapters.) Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce
Swedish-American Bar Association , The Finnish-American Lawyer Association



Commissioner of the Court (CT.)
Licensed Broker (N.Y.)
Notary Public (N.Y.)



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Jan G. Johansson
Attorney & Counselor at Law