Andrea R. Willis-Johnson

Portrait of Andrea Willis Johnson
Managing Attorney of the Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics
The George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC
[email protected]

Andrea R. Willis-Johnson is the Managing Attorney of the GW Law Clinical Program. In that role, she oversees our law practice management, ethics compliance and supports our communications, development, student recruitment, and strategic planning. She also is an Inn of Court Advisor and supports the Clinical Program’s Racial Justice and Social Equity in Public Interest Lawyering Reading Group.

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, P.C., where she drafted and reviewed merger and acquisitions agreements for technology companies. Prior to law school, Andrea worked in the Dean's Office at The George Washington University Law School (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 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 U.S. 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).