Continuing Education Webinars
Clear Law Institute provides more than 75 live webinars per month and more than 1,000 previously recorded on-demand webinars. Clear Law carefully selects presenters who are both experts and engaging speakers.
Compliance Courses and Learning Games
Clear Law Institute provides online and on-site compliance training for tens of thousands of employees at hundreds of large and small organizations around the world. View our list of clients.
Clear Law Institute provides investigations training to dozens of organizations around the world, such as Google, the EEOC, the World Bank, and the Washington, DC Metro Police Department. This training has been featured in the New Yorker magazine as an alternative to outdated investigative techniques. Learn more.
Michael Johnson is CEO of Clear Law Institute.
After graduating from Duke University and Harvard Law School, Michael served as a U.S. Department of Justice attorney. He was the lead attorney on one of Department of Justice’s first “pattern or practice” sexual harassment cases.
As CEO of Clear Law Institute, Michael Johnson oversees the production and legal accuracy of Clear Law Institute’s online sexual harassment training, which is used by more than 1 million employees of more than 800 clients. Michael also oversees the production and legal accuracy of Clear Law Institute’s other online compliance training courses and its more than 2,300 continuing education webinars.
Michael is one of the world’s leading experts on research-based methods for investigating workplace misconduct and detecting signs of deception. He has provided training on how to investigate sexual harassment claims and other workplace misconduct for organizations around the world, including government agencies such as the EEOC and the Social Security Administration, international organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank, and dozens of Fortune 500 companies such as Google, FedEx, and Northrop Grumman.
Michael has served as an expert witness in cases evaluating the adequacy of employer’s investigations of sexual harassment cases.
Michael has spoken at numerous conferences around the world for HR, legal, and other professionals. He frequently speaks at conferences hosted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE), and Compliance Week. He also speaks for state and provincial bar associations, such as the Oregon State Bar, the Oklahoma State Bar, and the CLE Society of British Columbia.
Prior to founding Clear Law Institute in 2011, Michael co-founded and served as the co-CEO of Brightline Compliance, which was one of the first providers of online sexual harassment training. Brightline Compliance provided online sexual harassment training and online compliance training for more than 1 million employees of more than 600 employers.
- Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
- National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) 2020 Conference
- Human Resources Association of Central Ohio
- Philadelphia SHRM News
- Wall Street Journal interviews Clear Law CEO Michael Johnson on the “The Art of the Internal Investigation.”
- Clear Law Institute CEO Michael Johnson cited in New Yorker article on interviewing techniques
- SCCE Podcast with Clear Law CEO, Michael Johnson, on Investigative Interviewing
- XpertHR Podcast with Clear Law CEO, Michael Johnson: How to Spot Deception
- SHRM interviews Clear Law CEO Michael Johnson on Detecting Deception
- A #SHRM17 Interview with Michael Johnson, Esq. CEO, Clear Law Institute
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