Nicole L. Johnson

Nicole L. Johnson


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (BSBA, 2001)
William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 2004)


Bar Admissions

New York


Hon. Michael B. Thornton, U.S. Tax Court (2006)

Nicole Johnson is an associate in the State + Local Tax Group in Morrison & Foerster LLP’s New York office. Her practice focuses on state and local tax controversies at the audit, administrative, and judicial levels. Ms. Johnson’s practice encompasses matters regarding sales and use taxes, property taxes, franchise and income taxes, gross receipts taxes, insurance taxes, and telecommunication taxes, among others.

Ms. Johnson has written and spoken on various state and local tax issues. In addition, she is a co-editor of the firm’s newsletter State + Local Tax Insights.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Johnson was a state and local tax manager with one of the big four accounting firms, where she focused on complex state and local tax controversies and planning opportunities.

Ms. Johnson is a frequent lecturer concerning state and local taxes and has spoken before such organizations as the Council On State Taxation, the Energy Tax Association, the Ohio Tax Conference and the California Tax Policy Conference. In 2018, Ms. Johnson was appointed to the New York Tax Appeals Tribunal Advisory Panel.

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