Christian Johnson CPA, Esq.

Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair in Law
Professor Johnson joined the S.J. Quinney law faculty in 2008 after serving 13 years at Loyola University Chicago Law School. He publishes extensively on corporate finance and derivatives, having written four books and more than 36 articles on these topics. Professor Johnson testified before Congress in 2009 on the regulation of derivatives. He has been a frequent speaker on the financial crisis and corporate finance at institutions including the IMF, the American Bar Association, the Futures Industry Association, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and a variety of academic institutions abroad such as the University of Hong Kong, the National University of Singapore, Osgoode Law School and the University of Johannesburg. He has been a senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne and an academic consultant for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Prior to joining the Loyola faculty, Professor Johnson was an associate for Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York, and Mayer, Brown in Chicago. As a student at Columbia Law School, he was the executive editor of the Columbia Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Prior to law school, he was a C.P.A. with Price Waterhouse.

J.D., Law, Columbia Law School (1990)
Masters of Professional Accountancy, University of Utah (1985)
B.A., Accounting, University of Utah (1984) honors

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
5112 T.M., Accounting and Disclosure for Derivative Instruments (co-author)