Edward T. Keable is the Deputy Solicitor-General Law in the Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior, located in Washington, D.C. He has held this position since March 26, 2012. His areas of practice include Federal procurement law, torts, intellectual property, personnel law, civil rights, labor law, information law (the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, the Federal Records Act, e-discovery), appropriations law, administrative procedure, constitutional law, Government ethics, and departmental management.
Keable also serves as the Chair of the Office of the Solicitor’s Professional Responsibility Committee. He previously served as Associate Solicitor-General Law from August 3, 2009, to his appointment as Deputy Solicitor and he had broad responsibilities for managing the Office when he served as the Associate Solicitor-Administration from 2003-2009 including managing the budget, finance, human resources, information technology, and records programs of the Office. He also served as a staff attorney in the Division General Law, Branch of General Legal Services from 1997-2003. His legal experience prior to coming to the Department was with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate Generals Corps.
Keable received his undergraduate degree from St. Lawrence University (New York). He received a Juris Doctorate from Vermont Law School in 1986 and is admitted to practice in New York.