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Sep 06, 2018, 12:32 ET Nine Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Recognized on 2018 List of Texas Super Lawyers

Nine attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm have earned spots on the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list, the most ever chosen from the firm for the...


Aug 29, 2018, 11:07 ET Noted Jurist, Former University President Ken Starr Joins the Lanier Law Firm

Kenneth W. Starr, an attorney with a distinguished legal, academic and public service record, has joined the Lanier Law Firm in an Of Counsel...


Aug 15, 2018, 15:21 ET Eight Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Earn National Best Lawyers Honors

Eight attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm have been named among the best in the nation in the 2019 edition of the prestigious legal publication The...


Aug 14, 2018, 11:33 ET Houston Day Care Center Sued over Toddler's Death in Hot Van

The family of a 3-year-old who died after being left for more than four hours in a Houston day care center's van in late July has sued the operator...


Aug 06, 2018, 12:08 ET Lanier Law Firm Named as Finalist for the 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers Awards

For the fourth time in the award's five-year history, The Lanier Law Firm has been named as a finalist in the 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers awards given...


Jul 12, 2018, 19:23 ET St. Louis Jury Returns $4.69 Billion Verdict in First Trial Linking Baby Powder, Asbestos and Ovarian Cancer

A jury has awarded $4.69 billion to 22 women and their families who alleged that decades of daily use of Johnson & Johnson's (NYSE: JNJ)...


May 09, 2018, 09:00 ET Mark Lanier Ranked among Nation's Top Trial Lawyers by Chambers USA

Mark Lanier, founding partner of The Lanier Law Firm, has been selected as one of only 19 trial lawyers from across the nation listed in the top tier ...


Mar 21, 2018, 01:05 ET Lanier Law Firm Takes Lead in Opioid Epidemic Lawsuits

The Lanier Law Firm's pharmaceutical litigation team is taking a leading role in partnering with state and local governments across the country to...


Mar 12, 2018, 03:43 ET Three from The Lanier Law Firm Honored by Texas Rising Stars

The Lanier Law Firm is pleased to announce that firm attorneys Reagan Bradford, Benjamin Major and Jonathan Wilkerson are honored among the state's...


Oct 05, 2017, 15:17 ET Eight from Lanier Law Firm Honored on 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Three lawyers from the Lanier Law Firm have earned selection to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers list and five have been named to the Super Lawyers...


Aug 21, 2017, 15:24 ET Mark Lanier, Seven Others at Lanier Law Firm Earn National Best Lawyers Honors

Eight attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm have been named among the best in the nation in the 2018 edition of the prestigious legal publication The...


Aug 15, 2017, 07:30 ET Lanier Law Firm Trial Advocacy Course Benefits Guatemala SANA Children's Project

The Lanier Law Firm has announced that the proceeds from the firm's upcoming Trial Advocacy Crash Course continuing legal education program will...


Jul 26, 2017, 07:30 ET Lanier Law Firm's Ryan Ellis Selected Among Texas' Top Young Lawyers

Lanier Law Firm associate Ryan D. Ellis has been selected by Texas Lawyer to the magazine's 2017 Lawyers on the Rise list of leading young attorneys...


Jul 11, 2017, 16:05 ET Mark Lanier, Rick Meadow Selected to Lawdragon's 500 Leading Lawyers in America

Acclaimed trial lawyers Mark Lanier and Rick Meadow of The Lanier Law Firm have been selected to the prestigious Lawdragon 500 list of the top...


Jun 14, 2017, 15:41 ET The Lanier Law Firm Ranked as Top-Tier Firm by International Legal Publication

The prestigious Legal 500 directory has recognized The Lanier Law Firm as one of the top five firms in the nation for its representation of...


May 09, 2017, 14:30 ET Houston Lawyer Jonathan Wilkerson of The Lanier Law Firm Selected to Texas Rising Stars

Attorney Jonathan Wilkerson of The Lanier Law Firm has been selected to the 2017 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state's top young lawyers based on ...


May 01, 2017, 15:18 ET Lanier Law Firm Adds Experienced Oil & Gas Attorney Todd Grimmett

Veteran energy company in-house counsel Todd L. Grimmett has joined The Lanier Law Firm as a member of the commercial litigation team, bolstering the ...


Mar 10, 2017, 12:03 ET Central Florida Homeowners Sue over Toxic Radiation from Phosphate Mines

The Lanier Law Firm has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of homeowners in Central Florida, charging that operators of phosphate mines failed to ...


Dec 13, 2016, 01:40 ET Rick Meadow of Lanier Law Firm Gets Key Role in Cancer Lawsuits against J&J

Acclaimed Houston trial lawyer Richard "Rick" Meadow of The Lanier Law Firm has been named to the Plaintiffs' Executive Committee in the federal...


Dec 01, 2016, 06:36 ET Dallas Jury Returns $1 Billion-Plus Verdict in Defective DePuy Hip Implants Lawsuit

A federal jury in Dallas has returned a combined verdict of more than $1 billion on behalf of six people who suffered serious medical complications...


Nov 03, 2016, 11:58 ET The Lanier Law Firm in Houston Named One of America's Best Law Firms

The Lanier Law Firm once again has earned selection as one of the nation's best law firms in the annual survey published by U.S. News & World Report...


Oct 26, 2016, 01:02 ET EpiPen Maker Mylan Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit filed against pharmaceutical giant Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL) seeks damages for consumers victimized by the company's cutthroat...


Sep 23, 2016, 12:00 ET Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Named Among New York's Best

Eight attorneys from the New York office of The Lanier Law Firm have been named among the best in the state with their listing on the 2016 New York...


Sep 07, 2016, 11:00 ET Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Earn Spots on 2016 Texas Super Lawyers List

The Lanier Law Firm in Houston is home to four attorneys who have earned spots on the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list for their work in a variety of...


Aug 16, 2016, 03:44 ET Lanier Law Firm Attorneys, Mark Lanier Earn National Best Lawyers Honors

Four attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm in Houston have been named among the best in the nation by other lawyers and the publishers of the 2017...