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Ketajh’s practice focuses on a diverse range of commercial litigation matters. 

Before joining Husch Blackwell, Ketajh served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge David R. Herndon of the United States District Court--Southern District of Illinois; and, as a Judicial Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.  

Ketajh graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School where he was a competitor and coach on Wisconsin Moot Court Board’s Ruby Vale Corporate Moot Court Team that competes annually in Wilmington, Delaware.  He was the Vice President of Wisconsin’s Black Law Student Association in 2014-15, a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge Barbara B. Crabb in the United States District Court--Western District of Wisconsin, and through UW Law’s Federal Appeals Project, argued an appellate case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Prior to practicing law, Ketajh had a successful career in the public service sector as a criminal investigator, notably working for the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Washington, D.C.  Ketajh is a former U.S. Army Infantry Officer who has served on two deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Northern Iraq.

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  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
      • Wisconsin Law Review, Note and Comment Editor/Diversity Committee Chair
      • Wisconsin Moot Court Board, Competitor and Coach
      • Wisconsin Mock Trial Team, Member
      • Mathys Memorial Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy
  • B.A., Howard University
    • History


  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois


The Hon. David R. Herndon, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois