Elected Member

Benjamin C. Mizer

Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Justice
College of Wooster
University of Michigan Law School

Benjamin C. Mizer is the Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice. He previously served in multiple roles at the Department of Justice under the Biden-Harris and Obama-Biden Administrations, including as the Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel and the Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division. He also previously served as the General Counsel of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and as the Solicitor General for his home state of Ohio. 

In addition to his career in public service, Mr. Mizer was a partner in private practice, specializing in appellate and complex litigation.     

Mr. Mizer clerked for Justice John Paul Stevens on the U.S. Supreme Court and for Judge Judith W. Rogers on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and the College of Wooster. 

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Areas of Expertise
Administrative Law
Appellate Litigation (Litigation)
Complex Litigation
Constitutional Law