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Edward Keable

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Edward T. Keable is the acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Capital and Diversity and Chief Human Capital Officer at the U.S. Department of the Interior.  His position of record is the Deputy Solicitor-General Law in the Office of the Solicitor, where he is the senior lawyer for the CHCO.  He has held this position since March 26, 2012.  His areas of legal practice include personnel law, civil rights, labor law, Federal procurement law, torts, intellectual property, information law, appropriations law, administrative procedure, constitutional law, Government ethics, and departmental management. 

He previously served as Associate Solicitor-General Law from  August 3, 2009 until his appointment as Deputy Solicitor and he had broad responsibilities for managing the Office when he served as the Associate Solicitor-Administration from 2003-2009 including managing the human resources, budget, finance, information technology, and records programs of the Office.  He also served as a staff attorney in the Division General Law, Branch of General Legal Services from 1997-2003.  His legal experience prior to coming to the Department was with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate Generals Corps.  He received his undergraduate degree from St. Lawrence University (New York).  He received a Juris Doctorate from Vermont Law School in 1986 and is admitted to practice in New York.