The Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Named Among Best in New York and Texas for 2014

NEW YORK/HOUSTON – 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 states for 2014.

Firm founder and acclaimed trial lawyer W. Mark Lanier once again earned selection as one of the Top 10 attorneys in Texas on the annual Texas Super Lawyers list, which appears in the publication of the same name and in the October issue of Texas Monthly magazine.


Mr. Lanier’s history of record-setting courtroom wins includes a $9 billion verdict earlier this year against Japanese prescription drug manufacturer Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY). He was selected to the Super Lawyers list based on his work in class actions and mass tort claims.

Additional attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm named to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list and their areas of practice are:

Earlier this year, the firm’s Alex J. Brown was named to the exclusive 2014 Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young attorneys based on his work in business litigation.

In New York, attorney Richard D. “Rick” Meadow, who leads the firm’s National Mass Tort practice, earned a spot on the New York Metro Super Lawyers list for the fifth consecutive year based on his work in class actions and mass tort lawsuits.

Selected to the same list is Evan M. Janush,Managing Attorney for The Lanier Law Firm in New York, for his work in class actions and mass torts. Fellow New York attorney Catherine Heacox earned selection based on her work for plaintiffs in personal injury claims, and Darron E. Berquist was recognized as one of the state’s top young lawyers on the New York Metro Rising Stars list for his work in plaintiffs’ personal injury claims.

With offices in Houston, Los Angeles, 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, personal injury, asbestos exposure, business litigation, product liability, maritime law, and sports and entertainment law.

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