Kristin Johnson

McGlinchey Stafford Professor of Law
Tulane University Law School

Johnson is nationally recognized as a leading scholar of financial risk management and corporate law. She earned her undergraduate degree in Comparative Political Economy at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was an editor on the Michigan Law Review. Both before and after law school, she worked in finance in New York City, first as an analyst with Goldman, Sachs & Co. and later as a vice president and assistant general counsel with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. She also practiced corporate law for two years, in New York City and London, and was a law clerk for Judge Joseph Greenaway on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She has been a Visiting Professor at the University of California-Irvine, University of Florida, University of Illinois, and Washington & Lee University Law Schools.

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