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The son of a lawyer, Lanier Brown learned at an early age to question everything and to treat clients, and opponents, with honesty, integrity and respect. He approaches every case prepared to go trial and prepared to win. His ability to gain perspective of all sides of a case has helped him grow his practice, allowing him to defend clients throughout the Southeast and across the country.
Since joining the firm in 1992, Lanier has been successfully litigating on behalf of nursing home operators and other health care providers, motor vehicle and other product manufacturers, construction firms, engineering firms, restaurant and hospitality operators, insurers and personal injury defendants. He represents parties in commercial litigation and business disputes. Lanier forges long-lasting relationships and bases his practice on creating mutual understanding with his clients. Additionally, Lanier serves as an Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at The University of Alabama School of Law and regularly presents on industry topics at seminars around the nation. Lanier also serves as Chairman of the Alabama Environmental Management Commission.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Michelle, and their two girls, Olivia and Grace.
Lanier earned his BS in Economics from The University of Alabama at Birmingham and his JD from The University of Alabama School of Law.
Bar & Court Admissions
Alabama State Bar
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Alabama Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Birmingham Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
International Association of Defense Counsel
Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Magic City Bar Association
Resources & News
...The son of a lawyer, Lanier Brown learned at an early age to question everything and to treat clients, and opponents, with honesty, integrity and respect. He approaches every...02
...Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart’s Lanier Brown is scheduled to speak at the Alabama Nursing Home Association Owners Meeting and Board Retreat in Biloxi, Mississippi on October 27. Lanier will...03
...We are pleased to announce that Lanier Brown has been recognized by B-Metro in the Top Lawyers 2016 listing. Lanier was featured in the March 2016 issue....04
...Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart is pleased to announce that partner Lanier Brown has been named a Top Lawyer by B-Metro magazine and will be recognized in the March 2015...05
...Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart is pleased to announce that Alan Thomas and Lanier Brown recently achieved Senior Fellow status in the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). Fellowship in the...06
...The Huie defense team of Lanier Brown and Jeremy Gaddy secured a defense verdict for a national restaurant client on November 17, 2016, in Shelby County, Alabama. Plaintiff filed...07
...H. Lanier Brown, II and Anna Katherine Bowman, partners at Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, LLP, successfully defended a local nursing home in a medical malpractice case recently. Jon Terry...08
Alabama Supreme Court agrees with Lanier Brown and Patrick Strubel regarding corporate discovery scope
...On Friday, May 29, Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart partners, Lanier Brown and Patrick Strubel, received a favorable opinion from the Alabama Supreme Court barring the plaintiff’s attempt to re-depose...09
...The Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart defense team of Lanier Brown and Michelle Pieroni recently secured a defense verdict in favor of Ford Motor Company after a three day jury...10
...HFS is proud of our attorneys who are listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 2012. Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants: Lanier Brown, Stan Cash, De Martenson, Jim...
Distinctions & Contributions
Listed by Super Lawyers (2009-2016)02
Recognized by B-Metro: The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living in the Top Lawyers 2016 listing03
Lanier has been inducted as member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and as a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.04
Lanier has been included in the following listings: The Best Lawyers in America, “Birmingham’s Top Attorneys”, Birmingham Magazine, and Alabama Super Lawyers.05
Listed by The Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants since 201106
Speaker: “Defending the Damages Only Case” at the DRI Medical Liability and Health Care Law Seminar07
Speaker: “Voir Dire Strategies in Complex Products Cases” at the ABA Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation Seminar