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Houston Attorney Charles F. Herd, Jr. Honored by Texas Bar Foundation

Mr. Charles F. Herd, Jr. with The Lanier Law Firm has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of Texas. Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Mr. Herd’s
contributions to the legal profession. Continue reading “Houston Attorney Charles F. Herd, Jr. Honored by Texas Bar Foundation”

Attorney Mark Lanier Named President of National Trial Lawyers

Lanier Law Firm founder leads influential national trial bar group focused on ethics

HOUSTON – Trial lawyer Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm and one of the most influential lawyers of his generation, has been inducted as the 2018 president of the National Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization of the top U.S. trial lawyers committed to promoting the profession’s highest ethical standards and ideals. Continue reading “Attorney Mark Lanier Named President of National Trial Lawyers”

Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit

Federal Jury Returns $247 Million Verdict in Defective Hip Implants Case

DePuy Orthopaedics found liable for metal-on-metal implant failures

DALLAS – A federal court jury in Texas returned a $247 million verdict on behalf of six people who suffered serious medical complications caused by the defective metal-on-metal hip implants made by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Continue reading “Federal Jury Returns $247 Million Verdict in Defective Hip Implants Case”

The Lanier Law Firm Named One of The Nation’s Best

HOUSTON – The Lanier Law Firm once again has earned selection as one of the nation’s best law firms in the annual survey published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.

The firm is ranked in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” edition as a National Tier 1 practice in the area of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs, as well as earning Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings for Houston in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions-Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs. Continue reading “The Lanier Law Firm Named One of The Nation’s Best”

Mark Lanier Named among Nation’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers by Benchmark Litigation

HOUSTON – Lanier Law Firm founder Mark Lanier has earned recognition for the second consecutive year as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” in the Benchmark Litigation guide to the nation’s finest litigators.

Mr. Lanier was selected for his general commercial litigation practice as well as his success in the area of toxic tort litigation. The 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation was compiled after months of peer review, client-based research and a review of attorney casework. Continue reading “Mark Lanier Named among Nation’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers by Benchmark Litigation”