Attorney Profile


Attorney Eric Johnson.

Tax Controversy Practice

  • Started in 2005
  • Caseload is tax controversy cases involving individuals and mid-size businesses
  • Tax Director, Daktronics, Inc., and subsidiaries (NASDAQ DAKT) 2007-2009

Internal Revenue Service – Office of Chief Counsel Senior Attorney

St. Paul, Minnesota
1999-2005

  • Litigated income tax deficiency cases before the U.S. Tax Court
  • Advised IRS personnel on all aspects of tax law
  • Authored several IRS published opinions on corporate, partnership tax law

Admissions

  • Member of the Minnesota Bar since 1995
  • Member of the Wisconsin Bar since 2017
  • Member of the Minnesota Bar Association Tax Section
  • Admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service
  • Admitted, United States Tax Court
  • Admitted, United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • Admitted, pro hac vice various United States District Courts
  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Education

J.D. University of Minnesota Law School 1995
cum laude (concentration tax law)
B.A. Northwestern University 1992
with Honors, Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa