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Johnna Story

Director of Professional Development
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP
Washington, DC

Johnna G. Story is the Director of Professional Development at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, a world-wide IP firm headquartered in Washington DC. Johnna began her career in law firm professional development at the firm over 25 years ago. In that time, she has managed all aspects of attorney professional development, including working closely with practice group leaders and firm management to identify training needs and develop innovative and impactful programs for technical specialists, student associates, associates, and partners. Johnna invests much of her time in the firm's Attorney Well-Being initiative, by providing important resources, developing programming, and entering into partnerships with well-being professionals to help support the firm's attorneys and staff to prioritize and value their own personal well-being. She received her certificate in Mental Health First Aid in 2021.

Johnna is committed to supporting her colleagues in their professional development and has done so by being an active member of the PDC, serving as chair of the PDC Membership Committee and on the PDC Board. She is also the current leader of the Washington, DC PDC Local Group. Johnna regularly attends and has presented at the NALP PDI and PDC Conferences for the fantastic opportunities to network with her professional contacts and friends, and to stay abreast of new developments in the field.