J. Smith Lanier & Co. is an employee-owned company that has become one of the leading insurance brokerage, employee benefits and risk mangement consulting firms in the United States. Since 1868, J. Lanier & Co. has been delivering the expertise, trust and advocacy our clients have depended on to help manage risk in their personal lives as well as in their businesses. And, while we have grown to become one of the largest privaely-held insurance brokers in the nation, we have never forgotten that our success lies in the guiding principles of service and integrity that this company was built upon.

While retaining the best characteristics of our past, we deliver service through personal accountability, state-of-the art technology, a responsive organizational structure, and a business anchored in the local communities in which we live. Our Corporate credo, "We do what we say, we'll do." means many things, but one of the most important things is providing our clients with coverage through insurers whose promise to pay can be counted upon when you need it.

Our Services include: Employee Benefits, Commercial Property & Casualty, Director's & Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Bankers Professional Liability, FI Bond, Cyber, Alternative Risk Solutions, Risk Management, Surety and Claims Management.

For more information about J. Smith Lanier & Co., please contact Tom Younger (256-890-9027; or Mark Landers (205-969-2131; or visit us online at

J. Smith Lanier & Co. has been endorsed since 2014.