Walker Johnson represents insurance companies, financial institutions and other corporations in federal tax controversies and litigation, transfer pricing, and tax planning matters. He represents clients in technical advice requests, audit examinations, and IRS Appeals proceedings. Walker has litigated numerous cases in district court, the Tax Court, and the Court of Federal Claims, as well as in various Circuit Courts of Appeals and the US Supreme Court.
Walker has advised a wide variety of clients on tax planning matters including company, financial product and investment tax issues, corporate transaction matters, captive insurance, and penalty and interest questions. His experience includes providing opinion letters and obtaining private letter rulings from the IRS National Office.
Since 1987, Walker has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law in the Graduate Tax Program at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches a course on the taxation of life insurance companies, property/casualty insurance companies, banks and thrifts, RICs, REITs, REMICs, captive insurance, and financial products.
- LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1984, Taxation
- J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 1978, William L. Burdick Prize; Senior Articles Editor, Kansas Law Review; Order of the Coif
- B.A., Cornell University, 1975
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