Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Johnson & Johnson 


Michael Ullmann joined Johnson & Johnson in 1989 as a mergers & acquisitions attorney and held various management positions, including General Counsel of the Worldwide Medical Devices Group, before becoming the company's General Counsel in 2012. Michael is a member of the Board of Directors of Americares and serves on the Columbia Law School Board of Visitors. 

Johnson & Johnson has a history of diversity. Founded in 1886, eight of its first 14 employees were women, and it hired its first female scientist in 1908. The company was a partner in President Johnson's 1964 Plans for Progress, which was dedicated to the elimination of employment discrimination, and has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work" for working mothers for more than 30 years. J&J engages in bias training and diversity programming around the world, has several employee resource groups, and it committed to driving equity in the healthcare. In 2019, Johnson & Johnson was named a Hall of Fame Company by DiversityInc for its commitment to diversity. 

Joined LCLD 2021

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2022: Adeel Ahmed, Kate McElhone; 2021: Jasse Tomer, David Wallace

Member: Michael Ullman

Diversity Professional: Norma Stojanovski

Communications: Kayce Thomas