Patrick “Patch” Johanson

Senior Associate, M&A Tax


  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
    B.A., General Studies


  • Certified Public Accountant, California (pending)

Patch Johanson is a Senior Associate in the US M&A Tax department. He has growing expertise in delivering excellent client transaction tax deliverables, including tax due diligence, tax structuring, and tax modeling on buy-side and sell-side transactions.

Patch is currently learning how to apply and interpret US federal income tax law as it relates to tax due diligence, including Subchapter C, Subchapter K, Subchapter S, consolidated groups, tax accounting methods, taxable and non-taxable transactions, tax attributes, executive compensation, etc.

Before joining Leo, he worked as a Senior Tax Accountant at a Big 4’s San Diego office.