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The Lanier Law Firm

W Mark Lanier

Houston, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: Trial Lawyers , Product Liability: Plaintiffs , Litigation: General Commercial
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Mark Lanier is primarily well reputed for his plaintiff-side product liability practice acting on behalf of large classes seeking damages.
"An excellent litigator and formidable opponent." "He's a genius and has a list of billion-dollar verdicts under his belt."
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Product Liability: Plaintiffs - USA - Nationwide

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Mark Lanier is recognized as one of the leading plaintiff lawyers in product liability, regularly acting for multinational companies on high-profile litigation relating to asbestos, medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
"Mark Lanier is considered the number-one plaintiffs' trial lawyer in the country." "Mark just stands above everyone. He is clear and focused with a neat sense of what people need to hear - he comes in at the exact moment with the exact right thing to say." "He digs down and knows every single fact there is to know about a case."
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Mark Lanier has cultivated an impressive reputation for his representation of plaintiffs in high-profile product liability and personal injury cases, receiving particular praise for his courtroom skill.
"He's exceptionally talented and I have tremendous respect for him." "He is an absolutely outstanding trial lawyer."
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Litigation: General Commercial - Texas: Houston & Surrounds

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Mark Lanier has cultivated an impressive reputation for his representation of plaintiffs in high-profile product liability and personal injury cases, receiving particular praise for his courtroom skill.
"He's exceptionally talented and I have tremendous respect for him." "He is an absolutely outstanding trial lawyer."
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Mark Lanier founded The Lanier Law Firm in 1990, and has earned widespread recognition as one of the nation’s top trial lawyers. So much so that The New York Times described him as “one of the top civil trial lawyers in America.”

In 2018, Mr. Lanier secured a $4.69 billion jury verdict on behalf of 22 women and their families who alleged that decades of daily use of Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products caused their ovarian cancer. In recent years Mr. Lanier secured three jury verdicts in trials alleging serious medical complications caused by hip implants made by Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy. Collectively the verdicts in those cases totaled more than $1.75 billion.

Known for his intense trial preparation and engaging style with juries, Mr. Lanier is also recognized for his win in the first case tried to verdict involving the medication VIOXX, and the courtroom victory against Takeda Pharmaceutical and Eli Lilly over the diabetes drug Actos. Mr. Lanier also has significant experience representing businesses in cases involving in a range of commercial disputes, particularly actions against companies using unfair and unlawful business practices to gain a competitive edge.

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10940 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N.

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