HOUSTON - Houston trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm has been selected by his peers as one of the Top 10 attorneys in Texas. Mr. Lanier is recognized in the annual Texas Super Lawyers list published in Texas Monthly magazine.This is the seventh consecutive year that Mr. Lanier has earned selection to the list of the state's top attorneys, and the second time he has been named among the Top 10 lawyers in Texas. He has been listed among the Top 100 attorneys in Houston and the Top 100 in Texas since the list was first published in 2003.
The attorneys selected for the Texas Super Lawyers list represent less than 5 percent of all Texas attorneys. Mr. Lanier earned his place among the Top 10 attorneys in the state based on his overall point score in the judging process.
Texas Super Lawyers honorees undergo a rigorous selection process that includes peer nominations solicited from the more than 70,000 lawyers across the state. The final selections are based on a review by a blue-ribbon panel of lawyers and independent research conducted by Texas Super Lawyers' editorial staff.
The 2009 listing of the state's top lawyers will be published in the October edition of Texas Monthly magazine and Texas Super Lawyers magazine.
As founder and lead litigation counsel for The Lanier Law Firm, Mr. Lanier and fellow firm attorneys have earned major victories in courtrooms across the country. His 2009 Texas Super Lawyers honor is only the latest recognition from peers and respected legal publications. Texas Lawyer newspaper recently profiled Mr. Lanier in its "Go-To Guide" as the state's top personal injury attorney, while The National Law Journal recognized him as one of the Top 10 trial attorneys in both 1998 and 2006. He was named among the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America in 2006 in the same publication.
With offices in Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Houston and New York, 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, toxic exposure and maritime law.