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Matthew Werdegar Keker established a solid foundation for his legal career at Stanford University, where he earned his undergraduate degree, and the University of London, where he garnered his Master of Arts and received a Marshall Scholarship. In 1998, Matthew Werdegar Keker graduated from Stanford University Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. While at Stanford, Mr. Keker was also a Notes Editor for the Stanford Law Review.After obtaining his Juris Doctor, Matthew Werdegar Keker accepted a position as Law Clerk to Judge D. Lowell Jansen at the United States District Court Northern District of California. The following year, Mr. Keker became the Law Clerk to Judge Proctor Hug, Jr., for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Today, Mr. Keker serves as a Partner at Keker & Van Nest in San Francisco, California. He is a Litigation Attorney, focusing on intellectual property and business law. Mr. Keker handles complex intellectual property and civil litigation cases matters in state and federal courts nationally and before the International Trade Commission.Matthew Werdegar Keker maintains membership with the California State Bar, California Supreme Court Historical Society, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and San Francisco Bar Association. During the last decade, Mr. Keker has garnered a number of recognitions. He was listed in the Best Lawyers in America for Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation in 2012.During his free time, Matthew Werdegar Keker enjoys hiking, scuba diving, and backpacking. When not exploring the outdoors, he finds joy in sampling fine wines and visiting various restaurants. He also serves as a Board Member of One Justice and supports the Marin Agricultural Land Trust.

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Jan 2001Present


Keker & Van Nest


Jan 1995Jan 1998


Stanford University Law School