Steve Johnson

Professor, Florida State University College of Law

Professor Steve Johnson is a recognized national scholar on tax litigation and procedure, including legislative and administrative law topics in tax. He teaches Income Taxation, Partnership Taxation and Administrative Law. His publications include two casebooks, Civil Tax Procedure (2d ed., Lexis-Nexis 2007) (with David Richardson & Jerome Borison) and Tax Crimes (Lexis-Nexis 2008) (with Scott Schumacher, Larry Campagna & John Townsend), as well as numerous articles on tax procedure and on tax law. While a law student, he was managing editor of the New York University Law Review.

Johnson practiced tax law in New York City, after which he served as a senior attorney with the IRS Chief Counsel’s Office and a special assistant United States attorney in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a founding faculty member at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Law, where he was the 2008 Outstanding Faculty Member. In addition, he taught at Indiana University School of Law and visited at Chicago-Kent College of Law and University of California Hastings College of Law.


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1981


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida - Anti-Injunction - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 03-28-12 featuring Steve Johnson and Kevin Walsh
March 28, 2012