HOUSTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted trial attorney Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm, has earned selection to the 2012 edition of Texas' Best Lawyers as one of the Lawyers of the Year for mass tort and class-action litigation.
Mr. Lanier also is highlighted in the article, "The Lanier Law Firm: Righting Society's Wrongs-One Case at a Time," which highlights his career and notes his impact on the legal profession.
"For Lanier, there really is something to the ideas that the practice of law can be a calling," the article reads. "'It's a means to do something greater within society,' he says. 'We have the opportunity to be a part of what fixes a wrong.'"
Texas' Best Lawyers is included in the May 25, 2012, editions of the Houston Chronicle, The Dallas Morning News, San Antonio Express-News, Austin American-Statesman and the Texas edition of The Wall Street Journal.
Attorneys honored in the Texas' Best Lawyers list previously were selected to the annual listing of The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Lanier has been featured in the Best Lawyers publication for eight consecutive years.
Best Lawyers' researchers develop the prestigious listing through a rigorous peer-review survey consisting of nearly 3 million confidential evaluations by other attorneys. The full listing of The Best Lawyers in America is available online at www.bestlawyers.com.
Recognition from the media and the legal community is nothing new for Mr. Lanier and The Lanier Law Firm. Earlier this year Mr. Lanier also was featured among Texas' Top Rated Lawyers. He has earned a spot on the annual Texas Super Lawyers listing each year since 2003, and the firm was highlighted among the country's best in the 2011 Best Law Firms survey published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.
With offices in Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and Palo Alto, The Lanier Law Firm is committed to addressing client concerns with effective and innovative solutions in courtrooms across the country. The firm is composed of outstanding trial attorneys with decades of experience handling cases involving pharmaceutical liability, asbestos exposure, intellectual property, business litigation, product liability, maritime law, bad faith insurance claims, and sports and entertainment law.
For more information on Mr. Lanier's selection to Texas' Best Lawyers, please contact J.D. Cargill at 713-659-5200.
SOURCE The Lanier Law Firm