Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP | PG&E Corporation Board of Directors
Secretary Johnson is a partner at the international law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. He has served in three Senate-confirmed presidential appointments. Before rejoining Paul, Weiss in January 2017, he served as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security from December 2013 to January 2017. Secretary Johnson previously served as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Defense (2009 to 2012), as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Air Force (1998 to 2001), and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York (1989 to 1991). Prior to and between his periods of public service, he was in private practice at Paul, Weiss (2013, 2001 to 2009, 1992 to 1998, and 1984 to 1988). Secretary Johnson has been a director of PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company since May 2017.