Associate Attorney

Johnny Suermann

Johnny represents individuals harmed by corporate wrongdoing, including advocating for railroad and maritime employees in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act, Federal Railroad Safety Act, and Jones Act. Johnny also has extensive experience in the areas of commercial litigation and mass torts.

Before joining Schlichter Bogard, Johnny worked at an AmLaw 200 national defense firm, where his practice focused on complex commercial litigation and general-liability claims. Johnny is honored to now advocate for those harmed by wrongdoing.

In his free time, Johnny enjoys spending time with his wife and three boys, reading, and playing (or losing at) chess.


  • J.D., cum laude, Regent University School of Law, 2013; Articles Editor, Regent University Law Review
  • B.S., philosophy, Southern Illinois University—Edwardsville, 2006


  • State of Missouri
  • State of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. Mo.
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. Ill.
  • U.S. District Court, C.D. Ill.