Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 421-6251 (fax)
Paul Johnson is a member of the firm’s transactional practice. His practice focuses on drafting private placement memoranda for private securities offerings under Rules 506(b) and (c) of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, with a particular emphasis on real estate related securities, including Delaware statutory trusts and offerings of undivided tenant in common (TIC) interests in real estate.
In addition to drafting private placement memoranda and advising clients regarding the various aspects of private securities offerings, Paul routinely advises clients in transactions involving contributions under Section 721 of the Internal Revenue Code and Section 1031 exchanges. He also has experience in general business, corporate and securities matters, including the drafting of operating agreements, negotiation of joint ventures, and M&A transactions.
While in law school, Paul clerked for the William & Mary Federal Tax Clinic and the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic. In addition, he worked for a large law firm as a reviewer of injury claims for a complex mass tort case.
In the summer of 2019, Paul lived in downtown Yangon, Myanmar while serving as a legal research fellow for an open data platform provider. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and retired racing greyhound, traveling, and cooking.
J.D., William & Mary Law School, 2021
Articles Editor, William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review; Graduate Assistant, Mason School of Business; Finance Chairperson, Student Bar Association; Business Law Society
B.S., Business Administration, Finance & Accounting, Grand Valley State University, 2017
Legislative Framework for Special Economic Zones, OPEN DEV. MYAN. (2019) https://opendevelopmentmyanmar.net/topics/legislative-framework-for-special-economic-zones/
ASEAN Policy and Myanmar SEZ, OPEN DEV. MYAN. (2019) https://opendevelopmentmyanmar.net/topics/asean-policy-and-myanmar-sez/
Migration from Special Economic Zones in Myanmar, OPEN DEV. MYAN. (2019) https://opendevelopmentmyanmar.net/topics/migration-from-special-economic-zones-in-myanmar