Jackson Walker announces the arrival of Andy Keetch as a partner in the Fort Worth office’s Trial & Appellate Litigation practice. Andy brings more than 25 years of significant experience focused on construction litigation and complex business disputes.
Andy offers experienced counsel in the areas of construction law, engineering and design professional litigation, professional liability claims, insurance litigation, multi-district litigation, and general commercial litigation involving deceptive trade practices, contract disputes, real estate disputes, and enforcement of judgments. He also handles construction contracts for projects of all sizes, mechanic’s liens, and bond claims.
“Andy brings great knowledge and expertise to the Fort Worth office and to the Firm as a whole,” said Ross Forbes, chair of Jackson Walker’s Trial & Appellate Litigation practice. “He will undoubtedly be an asset to our team.”
Regarding his decision to join Jackson Walker, Andy stated, “I spent the first 27 years of my legal practice at a highly respected and established Fort Worth law firm, where I will always hold strong ties. I would not have left for anything less than an opportunity to significantly enhance my ability to serve my clients, as well as our Fort Worth community. Jackson Walker is that opportunity. The chance to join such a well-respected team with deep experience in virtually every area of the law will enable me to expand my practice and serve my clients in more ways.”
“The chance to join such a well-respected team with deep experience in virtually every area of the law will enable me to expand my practice and serve my clients in more ways.”
Andy is licensed to practice in Texas and before the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas.
Fort Worth Managing Partner Jay K. Rutherford said, “We are excited to welcome Andy to the team. He brings a wealth of experience to our Fort Worth litigation group, and Andy will be able to serve our existing clients who need assistance with construction contracts.”
Outside of his practice, Andy is a member of the Board of Directors of Rehema Home US. He has also participated in trial academies hosted by the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) and the Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC).
Andy obtained his J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law and his B.S. from Texas A&M University.
Founded in 1887, Jackson Walker has grown to become a full-service national firm that helps businesses of all sizes navigate today’s complex legal landscape. With about 30% of the Firm’s more than 450 attorneys practicing litigation, JW has one of the largest trial practices in the Southwest and is known as the Texas choice for complex or “bet the company” litigation. To explore the firm’s experience in representing clients in construction and general litigation matters, visit our Trial & Appellate Litigation practice page.