Ryan C. Johnson

Ryan C. Johnson


Office Location

The Roosevelt Tower
400 Austin Avenue, 9th Floor
Waco, Texas 76701


Ryan Johnson is a founding partner of Cherry Johnson Siegmund and James. He has broad experience representing businesses and individuals on commercial and business transactions, litigation and arbitration as well as product liability matters.  Ryan has successfully prosecuted claims involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, merger and acquisition agreements, violations of non-competition agreements, trademark and trade-secret disputes, patent infringement claims, employment discrimination disputes, product liability, securities claims and inverse condemnation. Ryan also represents clients in commercial business and real estate transactions.

Ryan has been selected by his colleagues as a Texas Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters Service, in Texas Monthly magazine for the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 in recognition of his advocacy on behalf of clients.

Ryan graduated second in his law school commencement class and has subsequently served as an adjunct professor at Baylor Law School where he has taught classes on arbitration.  Prior to joining the Firm, he was formerly employed as an engineer for Compaq Computer Corporation and Hewlett-Packard in Houston, Texas.

Past Employment Positions

  • Compaq Computer Corporation, Engineering Consultant
  • Hewlett-Packard, Engineering Consultant

Pro Bono Activities

  • Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Waco Class XXII
  • K-Life Ministries, Waco Board of Directors (past)
  • Midway Little League, Executive Board of Directors (past)
  • First United Methodist Church

Awards and Accolades