Douglas K. Mickle

Doug Mickle is an Assistant Director with the National Courts Section of the Commercial Litigation Branch, United States Department of Justice, where he supervises the National Courts Section’s Bid Protest Team and is a senior member of the Commercial Branch’s contracts disputes and military and civilian personnel/ pay practice groups. Within the National Courts Section, in addition to bid protests, he has personally handled and supervised a wide variety of contract-based litigation, personnel cases, and other commercial matters before the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and other federal district and appellate courts. Mr. Mickle has taught courses on litigating bid protests, contract disputes, and military personnel matters, and has been a featured panelist on these subjects at seminars sponsored by the Department of Defense, military services, American Bar Association, and the Court of Federal Claims Bar Association. Mr. Mickle is a Distinguished Military Graduate of St. Lawrence University and upon graduation was commissioned in the Regular Army. He served in various command and staff positions until he was selected for the Army’s Funded Legal Education Program. Mr. Mickle received his law degree from George Washington University Law School. As a Judge Advocate, Mr. Mickle had several diverse litigation assignments at various levels of command, culminating with his final assignment as the Chief of the General Litigation Branch at the Army's Litigation Division. Mr. Mickle currently serves as a co-chairman of the American Bar Association’s Public Contract Law Section’s Bid Protest Committee, and also is a member of the Court of Federal Claims Advisory Council and Court of Federal Claims Bar Association’s Board of Governors.

Advisory Council Committee: 
Bid Protest / Contracts
Military Claims / Civilian Pay