Stephen T. Johnson

Stephen T. Johnson

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303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Stephen T. Johnson is a partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Banking & Regulatory Compliance Practice Group. Since he joined the firm in 1980, Stephen has represented the firm’s financial institution clients in regulatory and operational matters, collections, lender liability litigation and bankruptcy. In addition, Stephen advises clients in matters related to the Uniform Commercial Code, the Uniform Consumer Credit Code and consumer commercial lending. With experience gathered in representing banks for nearly 40 years, Stephen can provide advice and offer solutions for virtually every legal issue faced by the firm’s bank clients.

Personal Approach

Over the years, Stephen has built close and long term relationships with community banks in Colorado that enables him to proactively identify and address client needs.  Stephen welcomes the daily challenges of representing banks and brings to the table decades of experience in solving those challenges.

In his free time, Stephen enjoys the great Colorado outdoors and likes to golf  and hike in the summer and ski during the winter months. Stephen also devotes significant time providing pro bono legal services to Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver, Inc. and its affiliate Affordable Mortgage Solutions.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • United States District Court Hon Fred M Winner, Law Clerk, 1979-1980
  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP legacy firm Rothgerber Johnson Lyons LLP, 1980-present
  • Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver Inc, Past Board President, Currently its Finance Committee Member
  • Denver and Colorado Bar Associations, Member

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Other Info


J.D., University of Colorado Law School, 1979
B.A., University of California Davis, 1976

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 1980

Court Admissions

Colorado State Judicial District Courts
Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Court of Appeals
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Federal Claims