After maintaining his own practice from 2012-18, Keith is now a partner at Roach Langston Bruno. He has served as lead counsel for the class action in Arnold v. Life Partners, Inc., securing over $1.087 billion of class members’ assets in a securities fraud case and as lead counsel in Coffey v. Freeport-McMoRan, obtaining a settlement in a community-wide environmental contamination case for the people of Blackwell, Oklahoma. Keith was the Baylor Young Lawyer of the Year in 2009 and was named on the 2009-2012 “Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers, a division of Thomson Reuters.
Before starting his own practice, Keith was the head of the Nix Patterson & Roach’s occupational health litigation practice, prosecuting asbestos claims against hundreds of defendants on behalf of more than 8,000 individual plaintiffs. Keith has also maintained a full docket and has tried numerous cases to successful verdicts for his clients, including breach of contract, wrongful death, 18-wheeler collisions, and other personal injury cases.
Keith is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas, the Western District of Oklahoma and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits. Keith is a member of the Northeast Texas Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Arkansas Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association, the Missouri Bar, the T. John Ward American Inn of Court, and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
Keith graduated cum laude from Baylor Law School in 2001. A member of Phi Delta Phi fraternity, he was a Regional Finalist in the ATLA Mock Trial Team for Baylor Law School. While in law school, he served as Notes and Comments Editor and Executive Editor for Baylor Law Review, and his law review article, “Is Your UIM Policy in Texas ‘Worth Less?’: Henson v. Texas Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co.,” 53 Baylor Law Review 229, 2001, was published in the Baylor Law Review in 2001. Keith was also a member of the Baylor Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Society, and the author of the society's Bench Brief in 2000. He served as the Vice-President of the Student Bar Association, was honored on the Dean’s List multiple times and was a multiple scholarship recipient. Keith has served as an adjunct trial advocacy professor for Baylor Law School.
Prior to law school, Keith served as a member of Congressman Jim Turner’s legislative staff in the Washington, DC office where he was the Congressman’s assistant on the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee.
The following is a list of published decisions in which Mr. Langston was lead counsel:
- Coffey v. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, 581 F.3d 1240 (10th Cir. 2009)
- Coffey v. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., 623 F. Supp. 2d 1257 (W.D. Okla. 2009)
- Arnold v. Life Partners, Inc., 416 S.W.3d 577 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2013)
- Life Partners, Inc. v. Arnold, 464 S.W.3d 660 (Tex. 2015)
- Matter of Life Partners, Inc., 708 Fed. Appx. 831 (5th Cir. 2017)