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Feb 15, 2018, 12:51 ET Attorney Mark Lanier Named President of National Trial Lawyers

Trial lawyer Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm and one of the most influential lawyers of his generation, has been inducted as the 2018...


Nov 16, 2017, 14:23 ET Federal Jury Returns $247 Million Verdict in Defective Hip Implants Case

A federal court jury in Texas returned a $247 million verdict on behalf of six people who suffered serious medical complications caused by the...


Nov 01, 2017, 13:13 ET The Lanier Law Firm Named One of The Nation's Best

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...


Oct 09, 2017, 13:01 ET Trial Lawyer Mark Lanier Among National Law Journal's Winning Litigators for 2017

Lanier Law Firm founder Mark Lanier is honored among the National Law Journal's 2017 Winning Litigators based on his courtroom victories on behalf...


Sep 06, 2017, 16:18 ET Six Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Recognized on 2017 Texas Super Lawyers List

Six attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm have earned spots on the 2017 Texas Super Lawyers list, the largest number of firm attorneys selected to the...


Jun 08, 2017, 15:47 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 17, 2017, 11:15 ET Houston Attorney Mark Lanier Inducted into Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Acclaimed trial attorney Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm, has been selected to the National Trial Lawyers Association's Trial Lawyer...


May 03, 2017, 12:06 ET Houston Lawyer Mark Lanier Among Finalists for Prestigious National Award

Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm has been named one of seven finalists for the honor of Business Trial Lawyer of the Year...


Apr 12, 2017, 12:26 ET Teen Suing Idaho School District for Civil Rights Violations Adds High-Powered Attorneys to Legal Team

The Lanier Law Firm has been named co-lead counsel of the trial team representing a mentally challenged student who was the alleged victim of...


Mar 27, 2017, 13:00 ET Three from Lanier Law Firm Named to List of New York's Top Women Attorneys

Three attorneys from the New York office of The Lanier Law Firm have been named to the list of Top Women Attorneys in New York by the editors of...


Mar 09, 2017, 18:14 ET Family of Texas Man Killed in Biloxi Bus Crash Retains Lanier Law Firm

The Lanier Law Firm is representing the family of Kenneth Hoffman, one of four people killed earlier this week when the tour bus they were riding...


Feb 09, 2017, 13:54 ET Mark Lanier Named Trial Lawyer of the Year by National Trial Lawyers Group

Members of an invitation-only organization of top trial lawyers have singled out attorney Mark Lanier as its Trial Lawyer of the Year, while...


Jul 06, 2016, 13:18 ET Texas Federal Court Rules DePuy Hip Implant Trials in Dallas Will Proceed

 A federal judge in Dallas has cleared the way for a September trial in the ongoing multidistrict litigation filed against DePuy Orthopaedics...


Mar 22, 2016, 10:53 ET New York Appeals Court Says Law Firm Wrongly Excluded from Bank of America Settlement

 A three-judge federal panel has overturned a lower court ruling that excluded a Dayton, Ohio-based law firm from claiming $6.2 million in...


Mar 17, 2016, 14:14 ET Dallas Jury Awards Nearly $500 Million Against J&J Unit in Bellwether Hip Implant Trial

A federal jury in Dallas has awarded a $497.6 million verdict to five people who suffered a variety of debilitating physical problems after...


Oct 06, 2015, 11:00 ET Lanier Law Firm's Dr. Robert Leone Elected Delta Theta Phi Chancellor

Noted attorney and trial psychologist Dr. Robert Leone of The Lanier Law Firm in Houston has been elected Chancellor of Delta Theta Phi, the...


Feb 03, 2015, 12:52 ET Professional Golf Caddies Sue PGA Tour Over Unpaid Endorsements

 A group of more than 80 professional golf caddies who work for some of the highest-profile golfers in the world have filed a federal lawsuit...


Jan 29, 2015, 12:19 ET Houston's Mark Lanier Earns Trial Lawyer of the Year Honor

 Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm recently was named the 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year by The National Trial Lawyers...


Dec 03, 2014, 15:43 ET The Lanier Law Firm Verdict, Settlement Among Nation's Largest for 2014

 Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier and The Lanier Law Firm are being recognized by The National Law Journal for winning the country's...


Oct 02, 2014, 11:00 ET Attorney Mark Lanier, The Lanier Law Firm Earn National Honors

 Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier and The Lanier Law Firm recently earned top honors from two of the nation's leading legal publications...


Sep 29, 2014, 11:00 ET The Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Named Among Best in New York, Texas for 2014

 A total of 12 attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm in Houston and New York have been named among the top legal practitioners in their respective...


Aug 20, 2014, 10:20 ET The Lanier Law Firm Attorneys in Houston, New York Listed Among Nation's Best

 The Lanier Law Firm founder Mark Lanier and firm attorney Richard "Rick" Meadow once again are being recognized as two of the country's top...


Feb 05, 2014, 10:25 ET The Lanier Law Firm Announces New Roles for Two Top Attorneys in NY

 The Lanier Law Firm, one of the country's leading trial law firms, is pleased to announce notable new roles for New York attorneys Richard D....


Aug 15, 2013, 10:42 ET Esteemed Professor Arthur R. Miller Joins The Lanier Law Firm

The Lanier Law Firm is proud to announce the addition of renowned attorney and law professor Arthur R. Miller to the firm's stellar team. He joins...


Aug 07, 2013, 11:06 ET The Lanier Law Firm Joins Lawsuit Against EA Sports over 'NCAA Football' Video Games

 Noted courtroom attorney Mark Lanier of the The Lanier Law Firm has joined the trial team representing former Rutgers University...