Council Emeritus
Life Member

John J. McKetta, III

Austin, TX
Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, PC
University of Texas School of Law

John J. (Mike) McKetta is a member of Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody in Austin, TX, where he primarily handles business litigation. He previously practiced in Washington, DC, at Covington & Burling.

Mr. McKetta was elected to the ALI in 1991 and was elected to the Council in 1998. He is Chair of the ALI's Investment Committee and is on the Members Consultative Groups for the Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance and the Restatement of The Law, Consumer Contracts projects.

In his career, Mr. McKetta has tried more than 70 cases to conclusion. In 2005, he was selected as the Commercial Litigation winner in the Austin Business Journal’s Best of Business Attorneys and Corporate Counsel Awards, amongst other awards.

He is also active as a leader in matters affecting the legal profession and in civic matters related to his hometown, Austin.

EDUCATION: Harvard College, B.A.; University of Texas School of Law, J.D.  

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Areas of Expertise
Civil Litigation (Litigation)