Keith Rowley teaches Contracts, Sales and Leases, Secured Transactions, and other courses at the University of Nevada Las Vegas's William S. Boyd School of Law. Prior to joining the Boyd faculty, he taught previously at Emory Law School and Mississippi College School of Law. Prior to entering law teaching, he clerked for Judge Thomas M. Reavley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, he practiced law in Houston for five years, with an emphasis on commercial litigation at both the trial and appellate level. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Baylor University, holds an M.P.P. from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, where he served as an executive editor of the Texas Law Review and as a judicial intern to then-Texas Supreme Court Justice Lloyd A. Doggett.