Jared Johnson Adjunct Professor of Law

Phone: 540-458-8500

Email: jjohnson2@wlu.edu

Office: Lewis Hall

Areas of Expertise/Classes Taught

Skills Immersion - Business


BA, Brigham Young University

JD, Pepperdine University

LLM, University of Alabama


Jared R. Johnson teaches in the Skills Immersion - Business experiential program at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. He is an experienced tax attorney and CPA, most recently as a partner with the firm of White & Williams LLP in Philadelphia.

Johnson provides tax representation and guidance on complex tax laws and disputes, corporate transactions, reporting, asset protection and cross-border issues. He regularly assists in compliance with Internal Revenue Code as well as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

Johnson works with business owners throughout the business lifecycle, from incubation and startup through growth and dissolution. In addition to his guidance on tax issues, he provides strategic direction on planning, formation, governance, drafting and reporting for corporations, partnerships and joint ventures. He also advises clients on matters related to cross-border transactions, helping businesses and high-net-worth individuals minimize their risks and tax liabilities through strategic business administration, estate planning and legacy planning. He has additionally helped clients establish nonprofit organizations and other tax-exempt organizations, often serving as an officer on their boards.

Johnson is licensed to practice law in several states, including California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice before several federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court, United States Tax Court, United States Court of International Trade, and is also a Certified Public Accountant (AICPA).