Bevan Dowd represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Dowd served as a law clerk to Judge M. Margaret McKeown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Abdul K. Kallon of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
Ms. Dowd earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in comparative literature. Prior to law school, Ms. Dowd worked in consulting and also served as a research assistant at the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center where she assisted Nobel Laureate Dr. Amartya Sen with a study on economic and social costs of the failure to support HIV-affected children, which included field work in Kigali, Rwanda.