Kevin M. Johnson

Kevin M. Johnson


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4152    Fax: 215.981.4750

“The ‘very practical’ Kevin Johnson evokes praise for his litigation prowess and his tax controversy expertise.” -- Chambers USA 2016

Kevin M. Johnson is a partner in the Tax Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. He focuses his practice on tax controversy and litigation, as well as domestic and international tax planning.

Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Johnson was a shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka and a member of the Tax Practice Group.

Mr. Johnson has worked in the tax controversy area for over 25 years. Early in his career, he joined the IRS as a revenue agent and also worked in IRS Appeals. As a result of his experience with the IRS, he brings a unique perspective and an insider’s understanding of IRS practice and procedure to his tax controversy practice.


  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2000
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 1995, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • M.S., Taxation, Temple University, 1991
  • B.B.A., Temple University, 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court

Practice Areas