Professor Johnson teaches in the Legal Skills in Social Context (LSSC) program.  Prior to joining the faculty at Northeastern Law, she was the director of diversity and outreach at Roger Williams University School of Law where she also taught Insurance Law, as well as Contract Drafting and Transactional Lawyering. In addition, she has taught an Introduction to Cyber Insurance course since 2015 for the Insurance Library Association of Boston. Earlier in her career, Professor Johnson clerked for the late Honorable Napoleon A. Jones, Jr. with the United States District Court in San Diego and spent several years as a commercial litigator at Mintz Levin. Additionally, she worked with the Boston Center for Community and Justice, where she held leadership positions in youth programs.

Professor Johnson is involved in a number of community and professional organizations. In addition to serving as an ordained pastor, she has also served on the boards of numerous nonprofit organizations, including the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys, of which she was the president from 2015 to 2018, and the Northeastern University School of Law Alumni/ae Association.

Professor Johnson is a 2000 graduate of the law school and also holds a bachelor’s degree in government from the University of Notre Dame.

Fields of Expertise

  • Commercial Law
  • Contracts/Contract Drafting
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Education/Diversity in Legal Education
  • Legal Research and Writing