W. Mark Lanier founded the Lanier Law Firm. US News and World Report's Best Lawyers named him on its Best Lawyers in America list for nine consecutive years and as the 2013 Top Class Action Attorney in America. He is the founder of the Lanier Theological Library (www.LanierTheologicalLibrary.org), one of the nation's largest private theological collections. He also teaches a Bible class with over 750 members. He lives with his wife Becky and five children in Houston, Texas, USA.