Matthew Johnson

Senior Associate

Experienced in communications and strategic advising for the political, legal and financial services industries, Matthew Johnson specializes in communications strategy, message development and long-form content writing. At Markstein, he has served clients including Royal Cup Coffee & Tea, Seiler Skin Cosmetic Laser & Aesthetics Center, Orangetheory Fitness and RxBenefits.

Prior to joining Markstein, Matthew served as the associate counsel at the National Republican Senatorial Committee, where he organized election day operations in battleground states and advised on federal and state election law. He also served as public policy manager on Dr. Ben Carson’s presidential campaign. Matthew drafted policy plans on education, energy, health care and tax issues; created debate preparation materials; and drafted white papers and op-eds. 

Matthew graduated magna cum laude from Samford University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in public administration, his MBA and JD. He received the Scholar of Merit Award in Environmental Law and Arbitration and is licensed to practice law in the state of Alabama. 

Birmingham, AL |

Washington, D.C. |


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