Best Lawyers in America Again Lauds Houston Lawyer Mark Lanier

August 16, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
HOUSTON The Best Lawyers in America, the most respected peer-review publication in the legal field, once again has chosen Houston lawyer Mark Lanier as one of the nation's top attorneys. Lanier is honored for his work in mass tort litigation in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America list.

Attorneys are selected for the Best Lawyers in America list after a rigorous, thorough peer-review survey. 2.8 million confidential evaluations of lawyers by their peers form the basis for the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers in America. The full list can be viewed at

"I am very honored that attorneys from all over the country think enough my work to include my name in such a well-respected publication," says Mr. Lanier, founder and lead litigation counsel for The Lanier Law Firm.

No stranger to public recognition, Mr. Lanier has been selected for The Best Lawyers in America for five consecutive years. The annual Texas Super Lawyers listing has also tapped him as one of the top ten attorneys practicing in Texas. Other honors Mr. Lanier has received include "top Texas personal injury attorney" in Texas Lawyer newspaper's "Go-To Guide," and "top 10 U.S. trial attorney" and "100 Most Influential Lawyers in America" designations from The National Law Journal.

"When the people you go up against in court are willing to write down your name as one of the top lawyers in the country, it reminds you why you put in all the long hours to make sure your clients are cared for in every case," Mr. Lanier says about his Best Lawyers in America award.

About the Lanier Law Firm

With offices in Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Houston 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 trial attorneys with decades of experience handling cases involving pharmaceutical liability, asbestos exposure, intellectual property, business litigation, product liability, toxic exposure and maritime law.