Kristin N. Johnson

Professor of Law
Seton Hall University School of Law

Professor Johnson is a Professor of Law at Seton Hall University School of Law. She specializes in the area of financial markets regulation. Outside of the classroom, she mentors students in a variety of ways, including through her service as the advisor for the law school’s investor advocacy project, which offers legal representation to investors with limited access to counsel who seek to assert claims against investment professionals. Prior to joining Seton Hall Law School in 2008, Professor Johnson clerked for the Honorable Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., then of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, elevated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Professor Johnson also served as Assistant General Counsel and Vice President at JP Morgan and practiced law as a corporate associate. During her tenure in private practice at Simpson, Thatcher and Bartlett LLP’s New York and London offices, she represented issuers and underwriters in domestic and international debt and equity offerings, lenders and borrowers in banking and credit matters, and private equity firms and publicly traded companies in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to law school, she was an analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. Professor Johnson received her B.A., cum laude, from Georgetown University, and her J.D., from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as Notes Editor of the Michigan Law Review and received the Clara Belfield and Henry Bates International Research Fellowship.