Regina Jefferson Esq.

Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Jefferson, Regina T.

Regina T. Jefferson is a Professor of Law at Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law in Washington where she teaches federal income taxation, partnership taxation, and ERISA: pensions. Prior to joining the law faculty at Catholic University in 1992, Ms. Jefferson was a tax law specialist at the national office of the Internal Revenue Service in the Employee Plans Division, where she specialized in qualified employee plans.   Ms. Jefferson was a teaching fellow in the Graduate Teacher Training Program for Future Law Professors at Georgetown University. 

Jefferson’s scholarly articles and papers address a variety of tax topics, including the funding limitations of defined benefit plans, the risks of defined contribution plans, the earned income tax credit, and the medical savings account program. In 1998, she was appointed by President Clinton as one of one hundred participants for the first National Summit on Retirement Income Savings. In 2002, she testified before Congress on issues regarding retirement security and defined contribution plans.

Ms. Jefferson earned her B.S. in mathematics from Howard University, her J.D. from the George

Washington University Law School and LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center.