Wendy Johnson



Wendy joined RMP LLP as a Partner in July 2019.  With over 12 years of experience as  an Assistant United States Attorney, where she served as First Assistant United States Attorney, and eight years as a state Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Wendy provides clients a vast understanding of the enforcement functions of federal and state governmental and regulatory agencies.  Wendy co-leads the Investigations and Corporate Compliance practice area, where she advises clients in all significant areas of governmental investigations, compliance, white collar crime, large-scale corporate internal investigations, and complex tax investigations.  Wendy is a distinguished litigator, having tried many jury trials at both the state and federal levels and having argued numerous cases before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.


  • University of Arkansas School of Law J.D.
  • Ouachita Baptist University B.A.

Practice Areas

  • Anti-Corruption Compliance (FCPA)
  • Complex White Collar Litigation
  • Government Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Investigations and Corporate Compliance
  • Litigation
  • Tax Controversy and Litigation
  • Threat Management and Risk Assessment

Community & Recognitions

  • 2nd Vice President, Women’s Foundation of Arkansas
  • Appointed to Arkansas Ethics Commission, 2021
  • Board of Directors, Chair Governance Committee, Women’s Foundation of Arkansas
  • Board of Directors, K-Life (2013-2014)
  • Alumni Board, Ouachita Baptist University (2012-2014)
  • Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity
  • Volunteer, Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

Associations & Memberships

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Member, DRI Government Enforcement & Corporate Compliance Committee
  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)


  • Arkansas
  • United States District Court (Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas)
  • United States District Court (Colorado and Western Missouri)

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