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W. Mark Lanier

Antitrust and trade law Attorney at Houston, TX

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Mark Lanier is enthusiastically involved in government and community activities outside the practice of law. Chairmen, presidents, and senior executives from major American corporations and universities often call on him for his respected business views on national and international issues.  In 2011, Mark was also bestowed the distinguished Ambassador of Peace award by the Guatemalan government.

A strong supporter of his alma mater, Mark Lanier earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1984. He remains active at Texas Tech by serving on the Law School's Foundation Board. He was selected as the Texas Tech University School of Law Distinguished Alumnus for 2005. Mark Lanier was elected to The American Bar Association’s Fellows of the American Bar Association and was named a Life Fellow of the same organization in 2012.  He is the founder of the Christian Trial Lawyers Association, a non-profit organization whose goal is to create a network of principled attorneys to minister to others through civic-minded endeavours.

 

Mark Lanier is the founder of the Lanier Theological Library (www.LanierTheologicalLibrary.org), one of the nation’s largest private theological collections.  Also, Mark teaches a weekly, 750-plus-member Sunday school class focusing on Biblical Literacy at Champion Forest Baptist Church. He serves on the boards of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) and the Albright Institute.

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Licensed for 37 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2005
Updated 06/05/2022
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 1985
Updated 10/23/2022
State IL
Status Active Out of State Lawyer - Permitted to Practice
Acquired N/A
Updated 11/21/2016
State IN
Status Temporary Admission Excluded
Acquired 2007
Updated 10/12/2022

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The Lanier Law Firm
10940 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N
Suite 100
Houston, TX, 77064
The Lanier Law Firm
Tower 56
126 East 56th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY, 10022
The Lanier Law Firm
10866 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA, 90024
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Posted by Personal Injury Client | January 13, 2016
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An Amazing Personal Injury Law Firm
Mark Lanier and The Lanier Law Firm live up to all of the press, the awards and the accolades. It is amazing what an opposing law firm will agree to when you have Mr. Lanier and The Lanier Law Firm on your side. I can not thank them enough.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founder
  • The Lanier Law Firm
  • 1990 - Present

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 1984

Legal Cases

  • NY Family Wins $9 Billion in Trial Over Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Actos
  • Settlement
  • VIOXX® Litigation Results in $4.85 billion Settlement
  • Settlement

Associations

  • Fellows of the American Bar Association
  • Life Fellow
  • 2012 - Present
  • Christian Trial Lawyers Association
  • Founding Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Ronald D. Secrest Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • 2015
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • The Trial Lawyer magazine
  • 2015
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • American Association Of Justice
  • 2015
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2014
  • Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame
  • Texas Lawyer
  • 2014
  • Most Feared Plaintiffs’ Firms
  • Law360
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top10 Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2013
  • Best Law Firms
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2013
  • Top 10
  • Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • Top 10 Attorneys in Texas
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Top Class Action Attorney in America
  • U.S. News and World Report’s
  • 2013
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2013
  • Top 10
  • Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2012
  • America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Chambers USA
  • 2012
  • Clarence Darrow Award
  • Clarence Darrow Award
  • 2012
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2012
  • Top 5 “Go To” Personal Injury Plaintiff Attorneys in Texas
  • Texas Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2011
  • America’s 100 Most Influential Trial Lawyers
  • The Trial Lawyer Magazine’s
  • 2011
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Top 25 Attorneys of the Past Quarter Century
  • Texas Lawyer Magazine
  • 2010
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2010
  • One of the Most Influential Attorneys of the Decade
  • The National Law Journal
  • 2010
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2009
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2009
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2008
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2008
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Top 5 “Go To” Personal Injury Plaintiff Attorneys in Texas
  • Texas Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Best Lawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2007
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2007
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2006
  • Best Lawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2006
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2005
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2005
  • BestLawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2005
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2004
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • Texas Best Lawyers
  • 2004
  • Best Lawyers
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2004
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2003
  • Top 5 “Go To” Personal Injury Plaintiff Attorneys in Texas
  • Texas Lawyer
  • 2002
  • Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 1995
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Publications

  • Baylor University Press
  • Psalms For Living
  • 2016
  • InterVarsity Press
  • Christianity on Trial: A Lawyer Examines the Christian Faith
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (1)
Intellectual property Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Lanier is a highly capable attorney committed to providing clients experienced, knowledgeable and aggressive representation. I endorse him without reservation."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"Simply the best trial attorney in the United States."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mark is one of the finest Christian trial lawyers I know."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 24
Relationship: Family member
"Mark Lanier is an outstanding personal injury attorney, and I highly recommend him!"
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He never invites me to his Christmas party, but I know he has received at least one billion dollar verdict. Mark Lanier is probably the best trial lawyer in the state of Texas."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Houston Antitrust and trade law Lawyer W. Mark Lanier
W. Mark Lanier
Antitrust and trade law Attorney
Houston, TX
Licensed for 37 years