Aaron Johnson

  • Affiliate Instructor


Email: mracj@uw.edu

Aaron Johnson


B.A. 2012, University of Washington J.D. 2016, Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College LL.M. 2017, University of Washington

Recent Courses

LAW T 505 Introduction To Income Taxation

Aaron Johnson is a Shareholder at Lane Powell in the Seattle office. He represents multinational, U.S., and regional businesses in SALT matters including tax litigation, audit defense, appeals, planning and structuring tax efficient transactions. When he is not serving taxpayers, he is serving his community. He is the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) Tax Section’s SALT Committee Chair, on the Tax Section’s Legislative and DEI committees, on the ABA Tax Section SALT Executive Committee. Additionally, he teaches federal tax and tax research and writing at the University of Washington (UW) School of Law, having previously taught corporate tax at UW Foster School of Business and federal tax at Seattle Pacific University (awarded professor of the year). He is also an appointed member of the Washington Department of Revenue’s Business Advisory Council and an advisory member to the Association of Washington Businesses (AWB). Before joining Lane Powell, Aaron managed PwC’s Pacific Northwest tax practice. Earlier in his career he was a Judicial Law Clerk, Stockbroker and Financial Advisor, and enlisted U.S. Army Soldier. He received his LL.M. and B.A. from the University of Washington, and his J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College.