Trial Lawyer Mark Lanier of Lanier Law Firm Named Litigation Trailblazer

Acclaimed courtroom attorney honored for court wins, trial technology expertise

HOUSTON – Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm has been named a 2015 Litigation Trailblazer by the editors of The National Law Journal based on his extensive record of courtroom victories and his pioneering use of technology in the courtroom.

Mr. Lanier was among the first attorneys in the nation to incorporate sophisticated audio-visual techniques and scale models in presenting evidence to juries. His use of a compelling PowerPoint presentation during opening arguments prior to winning the nation’s first Vioxx trial was described by Fortune magazine as “frighteningly powerful.” The same presentation was highlighted in the acclaimed book about the trial, “All the Justice Money Can Buy: Corporate Greed on Trial,” and “Beyond Bullet Points,” the popular guide to effective PowerPoint presentations.

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“I believe that most juries appreciate sophisticated visuals to introduce evidence and summarize arguments,” says Mr. Lanier. “These technologies also allow you to be a better storyteller, which is critical to being successful at trial.”

The 50 Litigation Trailblazers from across the nation are featured in a special edition of The National Law JournalClick here to see Mr. Lanier’s profile in the publication.

The Lanier Law Firm is widely recognized as one the country’s top trial law firms. Mr. Lanier recently earned the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association for Justice, the world’s largest trial lawyer group. He also was recognized in the Lawdragon 500: The Leading Lawyers in America for 2014-2015 alongside some of the country’s most acclaimed attorneys, including U.S. Supreme Court justices and distinguished judges.

Mr. Lanier’s prior professional honors include recognition in The Best Lawyers in America, The National Law Journal’s 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America, Texas Lawyer newspaper’s Top 25 Attorneys of the Past Quarter Century, and many others.

With offices in Houston, New York and Los Angeles, 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, commercial litigation, product liability, maritime law, and sports and entertainment law. Visit The Lanier Law Firm.

For more information, please contact J.D. Cargill at 713-659-5200 or [email protected].

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