John J. (Mike) McKetta is retired and "of counsel" with Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody in Austin, TX, where he primarily handled 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 has served 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 100 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.