Regina Sharlow Johnson graduated in 1991 from the College of The Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Spanish. In 1994, Ms. Sharlow Johnson earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.), from Seton Hall University Law School in Newark, New Jersey. She is also a 2001 graduate of Widener University Law School in Wilmington, Delaware, where she obtained a Masters of Law in Health Law (L.L.M) degree. As a legal research assistant during her tenure at Widener Law School she conducted legal research related to nursing home regulations. Her own graduate thesis entitled “PBMs: Ripe for Regulation” was published in 2002 in the Food and Drug Law Journal. The article focused on the inadequate regulation of the Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry.
Ms. Sharlow Johnson was admitted to the State Bar of New Jersey in 1994 and is licensed to practice before all New Jersey State Courts. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and was recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America for personal injury litigation for 2018 and 2019.
Ms. Sharlow Johnson was born and raised in Middlesex County, New Jersey, where she previously practiced law representing clients in personal injury, real estate, land use, matrimonial, and workers compensation cases. Ms. Sharlow Johnson currently focuses her practice in all areas of pharmaceutical litigation, personal injury and medical malpractice. Her graduate studies and research afford her a unique perspective in pharmaceutical litigation, which has included: her successful representation of the family of a Philadelphia Police Officer who died prematurely from the ingestion of an Ephedra-based product; her successful representation of hundreds of clients who were injured after ingesting Vioxx; her successful representation of many clients in New Jersey Superior Court in the antiobiotic Ketek litigation; Ortho Evra litigation; and Gadolinium litigation. Ms. Sharlow Johnson has also acted as local counsel in the successful prosecution of claims against the manufacturer of Zelnorm. She is currently prosecuting cases against the manufacturers of Fosamax; Nuva Ring; Yaz birth control; Accutane; and vaginal mesh.
When she is not practicing law, Ms. Sharlow Johnson, along with her husband Paul, remain busy caring for their four very active sons: Paul, Thomas, James, and Liam.
“PBMs: Ripe for Regulation,” Food and Drug Law Journal, Vol. 57, No. 2, 323 (2002).
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At A Glance
State of New Jersey
US District Court, District of New Jersey
Seton Hall University Law School
Masters of Law, Health Law
Widener University Law School
B.A., Political Science and Spanish
College of the Holy Cross
Key Practice Areas
State Bar of New Jersey