Shontavia Johnson

Associate Vice President
Clemson University

Shontavia Johnson serves as a highly acclaimed attorney, higher ed administrator, consultant, and public intellectual. Named one of 2016’s Top 40 Young Lawyers by the American Bar Association, her work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and Time, and her 2014 article on trademark law was named the best in the world on a trademark topic by the International Trademark Association.

Today, Shontavia serves as the Associate Vice President for Academic Partnerships and Innovation at Clemson University. She has also founded a boutique law and consulting firm that provides a wide range of assistance to entertainers, entrepreneurs and early-stage startups.

Shontavia believes strongly in the power of connecting information to the broader community, and she seeks to bridge the gap wherever she goes.

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