Margaret Johnston

Margaret A. Johnston

Phone:(501) 688.8870
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Ms. Johnston regularly advises banks on regulatory compliance issues and requirements.  Additionally, Ms. Johnston assists banks in commercial loan documentation, loan perfection issues, loan workout agreements and forbearances.


Provides counsel to business entities and individuals concerning corporate formation and governance issues, banking and insurance regulation, contractual drafting and negotiations, commercial lending, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, real estate and inquiries from state and federal securities regulators.

Ms. Johnston’s experience in the insurance regulatory area includes formation, governance and licensing issues for insurers and health maintenance organizations (HMOs), holding company reporting and the acquisition and sale of insurers and HMOs.

In her intellectual property practice, Ms. Johnston assists businesses and individuals in trademark applications and monitoring and in developing franchise systems associated with trademarks.

Ms. Johnston also has a wide range of general transactional experience including mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and contract drafting and negotiations.


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law J.D., with Honors 2003
  • Georgetown University B.S.F.S. 1993


Member, Board of Directors, Wildwood Park for the Arts. Symposium Editor, UALR Law Review, 2002-03; Member, Junior League of Little Rock; Assistant Camp Director, Dick Johnston Children’s Camp Committee;  UALR William H. Bowen School of Law Alumni Board Member.