Robert "Bob" C. MacKichan Jr. is a partner in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office and is the leader of the firm's GSA Leasing and Federal Real Estate Team within the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice. His multifaceted practice involves decades of experience in litigation, government contracts, real estate and public policy issues associated with federal government real estate. Clients call on him for his substantive knowledge and extensive relationships in D.C. to handle government real estate disputes, government contract concerns, government lease procurement and administration, real estate acquisition and disposition, and government construction and administration. In addition, he advises clients on holdovers and condemnations, the competitive procurement process and disputes under the Contract Disputes Act.

Mr. MacKichan primarily represents building owners, real estate developers, REITs and asset managers nationwide in matters relating to federal real estate disputes. He previously served as general counsel of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), where his work included the authorization for the construction of the International Cultural and Trade Center Building (now named the Ronald Reagan Federal Building) in Washington, D.C., as well as the utilization of public bond financing for several GSA projects.


  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D.
  • University of the Pacific, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Journal of Government Leasing and Government Leasing News, Board of Advisors, Member
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law, 2008-2020
  • Best Lawyer, Washingtonian Magazine, Real Estate, 2017, 2018


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