Michael Huston is an Assistant to the Solicitor General at the United States Department of Justice. In that role, he represents the federal government before the Supreme Court of the United States. He has argued nine cases before the Supreme Court, and has prepared briefs in hundreds more. He is a member of the Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court—Washington D.C.’s preeminent honor society of appellate attorneys.
Michael previously practiced appellate and administrative law at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Washington. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, and to the Honorable Raymond M. Kethledge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Michael graduated first in his class from the University of Michigan Law School, where he received the Henry M. Bates Memorial Scholarship Award—the law school’s highest honor. He served as an editor on the Michigan Law Review, where he published a note, and was the first runner-up in the 86th Campbell Moot Court Competition. He was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Michael graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy. He was elected Phi Beta Kappa.
Michael earned his Eagle Scout award in 2004 as a member of Troop 648 in Scottsdale, Arizona. He now lives in Northern Virginia with his wife Joelle and three sons, all of whom are cub scouts. He serves as the Committee Chair for Pack 614 in Alexandria, Virginia.
Congratulations to Michael and his fellow 2022 NOESA Honorees! Please join us on March 23, 2022 at Army Navy Country Club for a celebration honoring the 2022 NOESA recipients. For more information visit, www.ncacbsa.org/noesa/.