Michael R. Huston

Associate Attorney, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Michael Huston

Michael Huston is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.  He is a member of the firm's Appellate and Constitutional Law and Administrative Law and Regulatory practice groups. 

Mr. Huston has represented clients before the Supreme Court of the United States, multiple United States Courts of Appeals, federal district courts, and state supreme courts.  He has also represented clients in rulemakings and other proceedings before federal administrative agencies.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Huston 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.

Mr. Huston 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. 

Mr. Huston 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.

Mr. Huston is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and California.

  • University of Michigan - 2011 - Juris Doctor
  • University of Arizona - 2007 - Bachelor of Arts

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Publications and Multimedia
Matal v. Tam - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 6-29-17 featuring Michael R. Huston
June 29, 2017
Courthouse Steps: Two Cases - Matal v. Tam and Packingham v. North Carolina - Podcast
Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group Podcast
June 21, 2017
Are Patents Under Attack in the Supreme Court? - Event Audio/Video
Fourth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference
May 20, 2016