Steven P. Johnson is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s Employee Benefits Practice. Mr. Johnson focuses his practice on tax controversy and litigation, with a special focus on payroll tax, fringe benefits, executive compensation, and information reporting.

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Johnson served as a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division. He also served as a law clerk to Judge Tucker L. Melancon of the U.S. District for the Western District of Louisiana.

Mr. Johnson earned his LL.M. in taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2010 and his J.D., cum laude, from Tulane University Law School in 2005. He earned his B.S., summa cum laude, in accounting from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2002.

Mr. Johnson is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Louisiana and before the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.