Watkins & Eager is pleased to announce that H. Lanier Brown II has been elected President-Elect of the Birmingham Bar Association.  Lanier, a Member of Watkins & Eager’s Product Liability and Litigation practice areas, will assume the role of President in 2021.  Lanier currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Birmingham Bar Association and has held numerous other leadership positions within the organization.

Lanier’s litigation practice includes representation of nursing home operators and health care providers, motor vehicle and other product manufacturers, construction firms, engineering firms, restaurant and hospitality operators, insurers, personal injury defendants and pharmaceutical and medical device clients. Lanier also represents parties in commercial litigation and business disputes.

In addition to his practice, Lanier serves as an Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at The University Alabama School of Law and is Vice-Chairman of the Alabama Environmental Management Commission.

About the Birmingham Bar Association

The Birmingham Bar Association works to support its members in their practices, and to promote justice and public service. It accomplishes these goals by furthering the legal education of its members, promoting needed reform in the law, facilitating access to justice, and encouraging camaraderie, integrity, and a spirit of courtesy and goodwill among its membership. Membership is open to all licensed lawyers, and voting membership is available to all practicing lawyers in the metropolitan Birmingham area, including Jefferson County and its contiguous counties.  Founded in 1885, the Birmingham Bar is one of the oldest local bar associations in the United States, with approximately 4,000 members.