Five from Lanier Law Firm Named to 2015 Texas Super Lawyers List

HOUSTON – Five attorneys from the Houston office of The Lanier Law Firm are being recognized among the state’s top attorneys on the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list, which appears in the October issue of Texas Monthly magazine.

Firm founder W. Mark Lanier once again is being recognized as one of the Top 10 attorneys in the state for his work in class actions, mass torts, business litigation and plaintiffs’ personal injury claims. Earlier this year, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association for Justice based on his work for injury victims. Mr. Lanier currently leads the trial team representing the family of deceased sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. in a wrongful death lawsuit against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart.

Kevin P. Parker, who heads The Lanier Law Firm’s Issues and Appeals practice group, earned a spot on the annual Super Lawyers list based on his distinguished work in appellate law. Lawrence P. Wilson earned his fourth consecutive selection for his representation of plaintiffs in personal injury and product liability cases.

Charles F. Herd Jr. is recognized in Super Lawyers for his work in transportation and maritime law cases. He regularly represents clients in Jones Act and other maritime-related claims, including products liability cases and commercial matters.

The 2015 list of the state’s top attorneys was compiled by Thomson Reuters’ legal division, and no more than 5 percent of Texas lawyers are honored each year. The complete list can be found online at

With offices in HoustonLos 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 liabilitypersonal injuryasbestos exposurebusiness litigationproduct liabilitymaritime law, and sports and entertainment law.

For more information on the recent honors for The Lanier Law Firm, please contact J.D. Cargill at 713-659-5200.

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