Kirsten Johansson

Kirsten Johansson focuses her practice on providing strategic counsel to clients facing complex regulatory matters and government-related investigations and enforcement actions. In particular, she advises on matters related to financial services and environmental, energy and natural resource law. Ms. Johansson has represented clients before the US Department of Justice, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, and various federal and state regulators, including representations in which companies face inquiries from multiple government entities. Her experience also includes providing advice on matters before various committees of the US Congress.

Ms. Johansson was a summer associate at WilmerHale in 2016. While attending law school, she interned for the State Office of Administrative Hearings and participated in the Environmental Clinic. She also worked as a research assistant for professor Steven Goode.

Ms. Johansson maintains an active pro bono practice, which has included drafting appeals for victims of natural disasters denied financial assistance by FEMA and providing legal information to individuals at the DC Family Self-Help Clinic.

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  • Education

    • JD, The University of Texas School of Law, 2017

      Associate Editor, Texas Law Review, Order of the Coif

    • BA, Public Policy and Environmental Studies, Southern Methodist University, 2014

      cum laude

      Dedman College Scholars Program

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • California