Donald H. Grove

Don Grove is a managing partner in the Nordhaus Law Firm, which has dedicated its practice to Indian Law. He served as a law clerk for both Chief Judge Loren Smith and the Honorable Eric Bruggink of the United States Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Grove obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from American University's Washington College of Law where he served on the editorial board of the Administrative Law Review and represented clients before the IRS as a student attorney. He clerked for the Reporter of Decisions at the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C. and worked on Capitol Hill for Senator Bill Frist and for Congressman Bob Clement. He has served on the Court of Federal Claims Advisory Council since 2006. He served on the Court of Federal Claims Bar Association's Board of Governors for 6 years as Co-Chair of the Rules and Indian Law Committees and was awarded the Court's Golden Eagle award. He served as Co-Chair of the Federal Circuit Bar Association's Indian Law Committee. Mr. Grove entered the practice of law from a background in engineering and heavy industry including the manufacture of trucks for municipal fleets and the design and prototype field testing of rough-terrain tractors in Australia as well as researching and drafting patent applications. He served on the board of directors of U.S. China Educational Ventures and as a language instructor for that organization in China's interior. Mr. Grove earned his Bachelor of Science in International Business, summa cum laude, from the University of Maryland. He is admitted to practice in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Tennessee and is admitted to the bar of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Advisory Council Committee: 
Takings / Tribal Claims