Trial Lawyer of the Year – National Trial Lawyers

Members of the invitation-only National Trial Lawyers 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.

Largest Verdict – VerdictSearch and NLJ

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.

Best Law Firms – U.S. News

The Lanier Law Firm has once again been named one of the best law firms in the nation in the prestigious annual Best Law Firms guide assembled by U.S. News and World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.
AWARD NAME & WINNER GRANTING ORGANIZATION DATE
Lawyer of the Year, Product Liability Litigation in Houston - Mark Lanier Best Lawyers in America/BL Rankings 2020
Best Law Firms, Tier 1 Ranking - The Lanier Law Firm U.S. News/Best Lawyers 2013-2020
Best Lawyers in America - 12 Lanier Attorneys Best Lawyers/BL Rankings 2020
Most Impressive Plaintiff Verdict Courtroom View Network 2019
America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Mark Lanier Chambers USA 2012-2019
Trial Lawyer of the Year - Mark Lanier National Trial Lawyers 2019
Elite Trial Lawyers Award - Mark Lanier National Law Journal 2015-2019
Top 10 Super Lawyers in Texas - Mark Lanier Thomson Reuters 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012-2019
Texas Super Lawyers - 9 Lanier Attorneys Thomson Reuters 2019
New York Super Lawyers - 3 Lanier Attorneys Thomson Reuters 2019
Largest Verdict in the nation in 2018 (#1) VerdictSearch and NLJ 2019
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America - Mark Lanier Benchmark Litigation 2017-2019
500 Leading Lawyers in America - Mark Lanier Lawdragon 2007-2019
MVP in Product Liability Litigation - Mark Lanier Law360
Leading Lawyers in Plaintiffs' Dispute Resolution - Mark Lanier The Legal 500 U.S. Edition 2018-2019
Lawyer of the Year, Mass Tort/Class Actions in Houston - Mark Lanier Best Lawyers in America/BL Rankings 2018, 2016, 2012
Lawyer of the Year, PI Litigation in Houston - Mark Lanier Best Lawyers in America/BL Rankings 2017
Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame - Mark Lanier National Trial Lawyers 2017
Largest Verdict in Texas VerdictSearch and Texas Lawyer 2016
Fourth Largest Verdict in the Nation VerdictSearch and NLJ 2016
Lifetime Achievement Award - Mark Lanier American Association for Justice (AAJ) 2015
Texas Litigation Firm of the Year: Mid-Size Firms Texas Lawyer 2015
Ronald D. Secrest Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award - Mark Lanier Texas Bar Foundation 2015
Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame - Mark Lanier Texas Lawyer 2014
Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms - The Lanier Law Firm Law360 2014

Awards Name & Winner

Granting Organization:
Best Lawyers in America/BL Rankings
Date:
2020

Granting Organization:
U.S. News/Best Lawyers
Date:
2013-2020

Granting Organization:
Best Lawyers/BL Rankings
Date:
2020

Granting Organization:
Courtroom View Network
Date:
2019

Granting Organization:
Chambers USA
Date:
2012-2019

Granting Organization:
National Trial Lawyers
Date:
2019

Granting Organization:
National Law Journal
Date:
2015-2019

Granting Organization:
Thomson Reuters
Date:
2007, 2009, 2010, 2012-2019

Granting Organization:
Thomson Reuters
Date:
2019

Granting Organization:
Thomson Reuters
Date:
2019

Granting Organization:
VerdictSearch and NLJ
Date:
2019

Granting Organization:
VerdictSearch and NLJ
Date:
2019

Granting Organization:
Benchmark Litigation
Date:
2017-2019

Granting Organization:
Lawdragon
Date:
2007-2019

Granting Organization:
Law360
Date:
2018

Granting Organization:
The Legal 500 U.S. Edition
Date:
2018-2019

Granting Organization:
Best Lawyers in America/BL Rankings
Date:
2018, 2016, 2012

Granting Organization:
Best Lawyers in America/BL Rankings
Date:
2017

Granting Organization:
National Trial Lawyers
Date:
2017

Granting Organization:
National Trial Lawyers
Date:
2017

Granting Organization:
VerdictSearch and NLJ
Date:
2016

Granting Organization:
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Date:
2015

Granting Organization:
Texas Lawyer
Date:
2015

Granting Organization:
Texas Bar Foundation
Date:
2015

Granting Organization:
Texas Lawyer
Date:
2014

Granting Organization:
Law360
Date:
2014