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Mark Lanier

Founder of The Lanier Law Firm Mark Lanier is consistently recognized as one of the top civil trial lawyers in America. Best known as a zealous advocate for individuals in personal injury and product liability claims against major corporations, Mark brings passion, creativity and an unparalleled ability to connect with juries in courtrooms across the […]

Richard Arsenault

Professor Arthur Miller described Richard Arsenault as one of the “leaders in the area of complex litigation.” Similarly, Professor Edward Sherman, former Dean of Tulane Law School, described Arsenault as one of the “experts in class actions.” Honorable Kenneth W. Starr observed that Arsenault has a “stunning ability to brilliantly multi-task.” LSU Professor Frank Maraist […]

Mike Papantonio

Senior Partner at Levin, Papantonio, & Rafferty Mike Papantonio is a senior partner with the law firm of Levin Papantonio Rafferty. He has received numerous multi-million dollar verdicts on behalf of victims of corporate malfeasance. His award-winning work handling thousands of mass tort cases throughout the nation has helped make Levin Papantonio Rafferty one of […]

Joe Rice

Motley Rice co-founder Joe Rice is recognized as a skillful and innovative negotiator of complex litigation settlements, having served as the lead negotiator in some of the largest civil actions our courts have seen in the last 20 years. Since beginning to practice law in 1979, Joe has continued to reinforce his reputation as a […]

Erin Copeland

Erin Copeland currently serves as the court-appointed Co-Lead of the Paragard (birth control) MDL pending in the Northern District of Georgia. She was also recently appointed to the leadership committee of the Hair Relaxer MDL pending in the Northern District of Illinois. Previously, from 2017 to 2022, Erin served on the Executive Committee for the […]

Jayne Conroy

Jayne Conroy is a named shareholder at Simmons Hanly Conroy and oversees practice areas in the Complex Litigation Department. Under her leadership, the firm has become one of the country’s largest plaintiff law firms dedicated to helping those injured by corporate wrongdoing. Jayne focuses her practice on helping plaintiffs exclusively in mass torts, class actions, […]

Thomas Anapol

Leader in National Medical Device Litigation Thomas Anapol has served in a variety of leadership capacities in state and multidistrict litigation (MDL) Plaintiff Steering Committees (PSC). His roles include: Co-Lead Counsel in the Biomet metal-on-metal hip implant litigation Member of the PSC in the Stryker Rejuvenate & ABG II NJ State coordinated litigation As a […]

Paul Pennock

Paul Pennock is widely considered one of the best and most aggressive plaintiff litigators in the country. His work has led to more than a billion dollars in recoveries for his clients. For two decades, Pennock served as chair of one of Weitz & Luxenberg’s national litigation practice groups. He was directly responsible for leading […]

Hunter Shkolnik

Hunter J. Shkolnik is an esteemed and dedicated attorney who focuses on the trials of significant personal injury cases, primarily in the area of drug, automobile, aviation-related, and heavy truck product liability litigation. As an esteemed attorney, he leads the discovery and trial teams of various mass tort pharmaceutical and medical device litigations for the […]

Tim Becker

TIMOTHY BECKER WILLIAM MITCHELL COLLEGE OF LAW, cum laude, St. Paul, Minnesota UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Chicago, Illinois (B.A. History) For nearly two decades, Tim Becker has protected the rights of clients injured by defective drugs, medical devices and products. As a partner at Johnson Becker, PLLC, Tim plays a pivotal role in the firm’s commitment […]