Keith L. Langston Personal Injury Attorney East Texas
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About Attorney Keith L. Langston

Keith joined Goudarzi & Young in 2022.

Keith served as class 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. This settlement is one of the largest in U.S. history for the sale of unregistered securities. Keith was also class counsel in Coffey v. Freeport-McMoRan, obtaining a $125 million settlement in a community-wide environmental contamination case for the people of Blackwell, Oklahoma. Keith was co-counsel with Goudarzi & Young in its 2021 wrongful death trucking case where they obtained a $51 million pre-trial settlement and a $730 million verdict, one of the top ten jury verdicts in the country for 2021.

Before joining Goudarzi & Young, Keith was the head of the Nix Patterson & Roach’s occupational health litigation practice (2001-11), prosecuting asbestos claims against hundreds of defendants on behalf of more than 8,000 individual plaintiffs. Keith later maintained his own practice from 2012-2022. Keith has additionally 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 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. Keith was selected as a Top 100 Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers in 2023.

Keith is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and the United States District Courts for all federal district courts 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.


Baylor Law School – J.D., Cum Laude – 2001
University of Texas at Austin – B.S. – 1996


  • $1.087 Billion
    • – Class Action Settlement
    • – Life Partners, Inc Securities class action
  • $730 Million
    • – Verdict
    • – Trucking Fatality
  • $119 Million
    • – Class Action Settlement
    • – Freeport-McMoRan Mining Contamination
  • $51 Million
    • – Settlement
    • – Trucking Fatality

The following is a list of published decisions in which Mr. Langston was lead counsel:

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