Welcome To The Law Firm Of Ketterer & Ketterer

About The Firm

The Ketterer & Ketterer Law Firm was founded in 1979 in Central Maine.  In 2014 the firm opened a second location in North Florida.  Ketterer & Ketterer has a heavy concentration in Government Relations consisting of a national Attorney General practice.  The law firm represents national and multi-national corporations that are regulated or sued by state Attorneys General in all 50 states.  The law firm formerly or currently represents for-profit colleges, the firearms industry, pharmaceutical companies, automobile manufactures and petroleum companies.

The firm also provides legal services in Maine and Florida in the areas of property insurance, criminal defense, probate, personal injury, construction defect claims, auto accidents, and contract drafting and disputes.

Meet Our Attorneys

Experience, Integrity Meet The Partners

Drew Ketterer

Drew Ketterer, an attorney with more than 30 years experience as a trial lawyer, is the former President of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).  He graduated with distinction in his major field of Political Science as well as earning a Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude from Connecticut College. He was awarded a Juris Doctor Degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston.  In 1994 was elected Maine’s 53rd Attorney General and was reelected for two additional terms.

For the first six years of his career, General Ketterer served as staff attorney and chief of the District Court Trial Division for Boston’s Roxbury Defenders, while also teaching part time at the Suffolk University School of Law.  He then relocated to Central Maine and opened what is now the Ketterer & Ketterer Law Firm.  While maintaining a private practice, General Ketterer was elected to two 2-year terms in the Maine House of Representatives where he served on the Judiciary Committee.  A Charter Fellow of the Maine Bar Foundation, General Ketterer is a past President of the New England Bar Association, and he served on the Board of Governors of the Maine State Bar Association for six years.  In 1996 he received the President’s Medal from Connecticut College for outstanding community service.

During his service to the State of Maine as Attorney General, Drew Ketterer maintained a caseload and became the first Attorney General in more than half of a century to personally prosecute a murder case.  He also worked to instill concepts from the private sector into Maine’s largest public-sector law firm. In the case of State v. Philip Morris, et al., General Ketterer successfully sued the tobacco industry and recovered $1,400,000, the largest court judgment in the history of the State of Maine.

In addition to serving as president of the National Association of Attorneys General, General Ketterer served as Co-Chair of the Violence Against Women Advisory Committee and was a member of the Tobacco Committee.  Prior to being elected President of the Association, General Ketterer served as Chair of the Association’s Conference of Eastern Region Attorneys General.  He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut.  General Ketterer was appointed by two Maine governors to the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices.  He served as Chairman of the commission from 2002 to 2007. In 2019 General Ketterer was presented with the prestigious Francis X. Bellotti Award by the National Association of Attorneys General. He was recognized for his continued service to the National Association of Attorneys General and his work to further the Association’s vision and mission.

Genreal Ketterer’s notable publications include:  Litigation vs. Legislation:  The Emerging Role of State Attorneys General as National Policymakers, Maine Policy Review, Winter 2001; Public Attorneys and No-Win Lead Litigation published in the American Bar Association Public Lawyer Edition, Winter 2002; and Improving Maine’s Justice System:  A Significant Effort in Progress, Maine Policy Review, Spring 2002; Mitigating Municipal Litigation, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, March 2019.

Drew Ketterer is a member of the Bars of the Supreme Courts of Maine and Massachusetts.  He is also admitted to practice in the Federal District Courts for the districts of Maine and Massachusetts as well as the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Drew resides in Central Maine and is a devoted waterskier, snow skier, motorcycle rider and snowmobiler.  He successfully completed the Boston Marathon in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000.

Andrew P. Ketterer

Andrew P. Ketterer became a partner in the firm on June 1, 2014.  However, he was a regular attendee at meetings of the National Association of Attorneys General and other Attorney General events for years before joining the frim.

Throughout his law school education Attorney Ketterer gained practical experience by clerking for an appellate law firm in Plantation, Florida where they had a heavy concentration of labor law cases.  During his tenure with that firm, he was asked to assist the senior partner with preparation for the successful appellate argument in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Kentucky Retirement System vs. EEOC, 554 U.S. 135 (2008).  After completing his second year of law school he clerked at the North Carolina Attorney General’s office headed up by former NAAG President and current Governor Roy Cooper.  He worked in the Victim’s Services Division of Attorney General Cooper’s office.  During his final semester in law school he became a Certified Legal Intern while in the Broward County Public Defender’s Office.  In this department, he assisted with preparation for, and trial of, numerous felony cases before a jury.

Attorney Ketterer graduated from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York and St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida.  While in school he completed studies in both Australia and Spain.  Following law school Attorney Ketterer worked for the law firm of Schwartz & Horowitz, located in Boca Raton, Florida where he handled a wide array of first and third-party insurance coverage and defense cases covering the entire state.  He has also been involved in complex civil litigation.  Additionally, Attorney Ketterer represented the interests of the state of Florida’s Department of Financial Services in subrogated negligence cases against a wide array of corporate defendants.  After leaving Schwartz & Horowitz, Attorney Ketterer began representing homeowners and business owners in property insurance coverage disputes with their insurers. Additionally, Attorney Ketterer handles construction defect claims, probate matters, landlord/tenant disputes, contract drafting, auto collision, and contract and construction disputes.

Andrew P. Ketterer is a member of the Bars of the Supreme Courts of Florida, New Jersey and Maine.  He is also admitted to practice in the Federal District Courts for the districts of Florida, New Jersey and Maine.

Andrew resides in North Florida with his wife Jamie and son Madis.  He is a passionate waterskier, snowboarder and motorcycle rider.

Meet The Team

Melody Price - Legal Assistant & Office Manager

Melody has been with the firm since 2005. Melody is a 1988 graduate of Madison Area Memorial High School in Madison, Maine. She went on to attend Rhode Island College in Providence, RI where she studied Communications and Public Relations. In addition to her administrative duties as Office Manager, Melody acts as the point person for the office in Norridgewock and conducts initial client interviews for review by the attorneys. Her responsibilities as legal assistant include providing research and general assistance to the attorneys in all issues handled by the firm, including, but not limited to, probate, real estate, civil, corporate and criminal matters. Melody resides in Madison and is the mother of two adult sons, Dylan and Dawson. She is an avid kayaker and in her spare time enjoys following politics and spending time with her family.

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