As a shareholder of Downs & Stanford, P.C., Mr. Keener’s practice focuses on premises liability, wrongful death, trucking accidents, sovereign immunity, product liability, and electric utility and oilfield accidents, all with an emphasis on trial practice. As lead counsel, Tab has tried many complex commercial and personal injury defense cases to verdict. His article on premises liability is cited in multiple cases and law review articles and has been prominently featured in O’Connor’s Texas Causes of Action since 1998.
Despite the pandemic, Tab has maintained a flourishing docket, with oral arguments before the Texas Supreme Court on the issue of personal jurisdiction over out-of-state corporations. He is poised to present oral arguments before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in a prominent civil rights case involving qualified immunity.