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Richard Meadow

Legal Expert + Founder of The Meadow Law Firm


Richard “Rick” Meadow is a distinguished attorney with an outstanding reputation as a legal expert and advocate for justice. With his extensive experience and expertise, he plays a vital role in ensuring that the legal information provided on Helping Survivors is of the highest standard.

As one of the most experienced attorneys at The Lanier Law Firm, Rick Meadow holds the prestigious positions of National Mass Tort Leader and Director of Business Development. In his role, he oversees the firm’s pharmaceutical mass tort litigation and spearheads efforts in promoting, recruiting, and maintaining crucial relationships on a national level. With over 30 years of legal practice, Rick has dedicated himself to representing the rights of individuals who have suffered injuries or harm at the hands of countless

Beyond his role at The Lanier Law Firm, Rick Meadow is the esteemed founder of The Meadow Law Firm. His commitment to advocacy and exceptional courtroom skills have earned him the respect of his peers, who recognize him as a leader and expert litigator. Whether battling for the rights of the injured or taking on complex commercial litigation, intellectual property disputes, and class action matters, Rick’s client-centric focus sets him apart from the rest. He has consistently demonstrated his unwavering dedication to his clients, fighting relentlessly to secure their rights and recovery.

Rick Meadow’s contributions to the legal field extend beyond individual cases. He has been called upon as a featured lecturer at legal forums and conferences, sharing his knowledge and expertise with fellow legal professionals. In recognition of his exceptional insights, he had the honor of testifying before the United States Congress in 2008, providing expert testimony on the Sunshine in Litigation Bill. This bill aimed to amend the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, addressing important aspects of discovery and settlement agreements. Additionally, Rick has served on various committees exploring issues relevant to the medical and legal communities, solidifying his status as a distinguished member of The Sedona Conference.


  • J.D. California Western School of Law
  • BA Rutgers University

Admissions and Certifications

  • Texas
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Arizona
  • Washington D.C.
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Houston Lawyer of the Year, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • Lifetime Achievement Award in New York
  • Top 500 Lawyers in the Country by Law Dragon