Awards & Honors

Nine Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Recognized on 2019 List of Texas Super Lawyers

HOUSTON – Nine attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm have earned spots on the 2019 list of Texas Super Lawyers.  No more than 5 percent of Texas attorneys are named to the list each year.

Firm founder Mark Lanier was again named one of the Top 10 attorneys in the state based on his work in class actions and mass torts and was selected to the list for the 16th consecutive year. In July of 2018, Mr. Lanier secured one of the largest plaintiffs’ personal injury verdicts in history, nearly $4.7 billion on behalf of 22 women who developed ovarian cancer after longtime use of asbestos-laced talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson. Continue reading “Nine Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Recognized on 2019 List of Texas Super Lawyers”

Lanier Law Firm Honored for Product Liability Litigation Success at Elite Trial Lawyers Event

HOUSTON – Bolstered by the largest verdict delivered in the U.S. in 2018, The Lanier Law Firm has received the 2019 Elite Trial Lawyers Award in the area of Product Liability Litigation. The firm was recognized in the competitive category with two others. Continue reading “Lanier Law Firm Honored for Product Liability Litigation Success at Elite Trial Lawyers Event”

NLJ’s Top Verdict of 2018 $4.69 Billion

NLJ’s Top Verdict of 2018 $4.69 Billion

Ingham, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson

HOUSTON – The Lanier Law Firm’s $4.69 billion trial win on behalf of 22 women who alleged that decades of daily use of Johnson & Johnson’s asbestos-laden talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer is the largest verdict delivered in the U.S. in 2018, The National Law Journal reports.

Each year the legal publication’s VerdictSearch research affiliate compiles court records to determine the nation’s largest verdicts, based on actual jury awards. National Law Journal editors also search online news sources and databases to ensure the accuracy of the list. Continue reading “NLJ’s Top Verdict of 2018 $4.69 Billion”

Mark Lanier Honored as National Trial Lawyer of the Year

Lanier Law Firm founder also makes list of nation’s 50 Most Influential Lawyers

HOUSTON – Members of the invitation-only National Trial Lawyers have selected Mark Lanier as the group’s 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year for plaintiff litigation and have also included him among the 50 Most Influential Lawyers in the U.S. Continue reading “Mark Lanier Honored as National Trial Lawyer of the Year”