Andrea R. Willis-Johnson

Andrea Willis-Johnson

Andrea R. Willis-Johnson

Managing Attorney & Associate Program Director of the Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics; Professorial Lecturer in Law


Mobile Phone: (202)-994-3086
2000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052

Andrea R. Willis-Johnson is the Managing Attorney & Associate Program Director of the GW Law Clinical Program. In that role, she oversees the Clinic’s law practice management, ethics compliance and supports its communications, development, student registration, and strategic planning. She works closely with our first-year law students as a Professorial Lecturer in Law in the Introduction to the 1L Classroom course at The George Washington University Law School (GW Law), and as an Inn of Court Advisor. She serves on the Law School’s Staff Appreciation Committee, Strategic Planning Committee Implementation team, and is an Executive Officer with The George Washington University’s Staff Council, which supports the entire University staff community.

She has a wealth of experience in business law, compliance, and client services, having spent time as in-house counsel with Morning Consult, where she negotiated commercial contracts and identified potential legal and business risks. Before joining Morning Consult, Mrs. Willis-Johnson was an Associate in the Corporate & Securities group of Miles & Stockbridge, PC, where she drafted and reviewed merger and acquisitions agreements for technology companies. Prior to law school, Andrea worked in the Dean's Office at GW Law where she supported adjuncts and full-time faculty throughout the hiring and course scheduling process. Additionally, she managed graduate employment data in the Career Center.

Mrs. Willis-Johnson obtained her JD with honors from GW Law. During her time in law school, she participated in the Small Business and Community Economic Development Clinic as a student director and student attorney. She was also an In-House legal intern with Verizon, a legal extern with the US. Small Business Administration, and participated in the International Human Rights Law study abroad program at the University of Oxford. Mrs. Willis-Johnson received her BS in Psychology with a minor in Political Science from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; JD, George Washington University

Introduction to the 1L Classroom