Karly B. Johnson

Karly B. JohnsonAssociate

Level 2
The Commerce Bldg.
Youngstown, OH 44503
T 330.743.1171
F 330.743.1190

Karly B. Johnson practices in Manchester Newman & Bennett’s Litigation, Labor & Employment, and Workers’ Compensation sections. Prior to joining Manchester Newman & Bennett, Ms. Johnson was employed with a Cleveland AmLaw 200 firm and an Akron boutique labor & employment firm, where she practiced management-side labor & employment law.

On a day-to-day basis, Ms. Johnson works with individuals, businesses of varying sizes, and public entities to provide a wide array of legal services. Ms. Johnson is a member of the Mahoning County Bar Association and the Ohio Stat Bar Association.


Professional Associations

Ohio State Bar Association

Mahoning County Bar Association

Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society

Nathaniel R. Jones Inn of Court


Awards and Recognition

CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Employment Discrimination, Fall 2015

ABA-Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor & Employment Law, Fall 2015

Akron Law Review Editorial Board, Articles Editor, 2014-2015

Akron Law Review, Assistant Editor, 2013-2014


Publications & Presentations

Ohio Human Resources Manual, American Chamber of Commerce, Fifth & Sixth Editions

California Employers Subject to State-Specific Obligations Under New Immigration Law, Lexology, November 28, 2017

Understanding Ohio’s New Firearm Legislation, Ohio Restaurant Association NewsBites, April 10, 2017


Areas of Practice


Labor & Employment Law

Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment



J.D., magna cum laude, The University of Akron School of Law, 2015

B.S., cum laude, Kent Stat University, 2011
Radiologic Imaging Sciences, Nuclear Medicine Technology


Admitted to Practice

State of Ohio, 2016

United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio

United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio