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Richard Harte Keatinge, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1944, New York 1945, California 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964.


Keatinge, Richard Harte was born on December 4, 1919 in San Francisco, California, United States.


Bachelor of Arts with honors, University of California, Berkeley, 1939;Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1941;Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1944.


Senior economist, senior industrial specialist, War Production Board, Washington, 1941-1944;practice law, New York City, 1944-1945;practice law, Washington, 1945-1947;private practice, Los Angeles, 1947-1992;senior partner, Keatinge, Pastor & Mintz (and predecessor firms), 1948-1979;senior partner, Reavis & McGrath, 1979-1988;senior partner, Fulbright & Jaworski, 1989-1991;senior partner, Lewis, D'Amato et al., Los Angeles, 1991-1992. Special assistant attorney general, State of California, 1964-1968. Public member Administrative Conference of the United States, 1968-1974.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1944, New York 1945, California 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964.


  • Other Work

    • Member of Georgetown Law Jour, 1943-1944.


Member California Law Revision Commission, 1961-1968, chairman, 1965-1967. Trustee Coro Foundation, 1965-1973. Board of trustees, member Executive Committee University of California Berkeley Foundation, 1973-1987, chairman of the board of trustees, 1983-1985, member The Berkeley Fellows, 1989-1992.

Fellow (life) American Bar Foundation, American College Tax Counsel. Member American Bar Association (Board of Governors 1978-1979, member house of deals 1974-1981, 82-91, member county 1961-1964, 65-69, 74-78, 82-91, chairman administrative law section 1967-1968, member standing commission on resolutions 1973-1974, Chairman of Commission on sales, exchanges and basis taxation section 1963-1965, member county economics of law practice section 1974-1975, member of commission on law and economy 1976-1978, vice chairman 1977-1978, member special commission on housing and urban development law 1968-1973, vice chairman advisory commission on housing and urban growth 1974-1977, national secretary Junior Bar Conference 1949-1950), State Bar California (delegate conference of deals 1966-1967, 77-92, member exec.com. public law section 1976-1978), Los Angeles County Bar Association (chairman taxation section 1966-1967, member fair judicial election practices committee 1978-1979, mem.exec. committee law office management section 1977-1985, member housing and urban development law committee 1971-1980, member arbitration committee 1974-1992, member new quarters committee 1979-1980), Association Business Trial Lawyers (Board of Governors 1974-1979, president 1978-1979), Inter-American Bar Association, International Bar Association, Western Justice Center Foundation (president 1989-1992), American Judicature Society, American Law Institute, American Arbitration Association (national panel of arbitrators 1950-1992), Committee to Maintain Diversity Jurisdiction, Lawyers Club Los Angeles, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Betty West, April 20, 1944. Children: Richard West, Daniel Wilson, Nancy Elizabeth.

Betty West

Richard West Keatinge

Daniel Wilson Keatinge

Nancy Elizabeth Keatinge