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Simmons Hanly Conroy - A National Law Firm

About Simmons Hanly Conroy

As one of the nation’s largest mass tort law firms, veteran-owned Simmons Hanly Conroy is dedicated to helping victims of mesothelioma and other personal injuries get justice.

Fast facts about the firm:

  • It was founded in 1999 by John Simmons, a U.S. Army veteran who served as a Combat Engineer
  • It’s led by Simmons and named shareholders Paul J. Hanly Jr. and Jayne Conroy, with more than 80 attorneys supported by 220 professional and legal staff members in six offices across the United States
  • Since its founding, the firm has recovered more than $8 billion in verdicts and settlements for its asbestos clients

With centuries of cumulative experience and resources, Simmons Hanly Conroy strives to provide first-class, sophisticated counsel to clients. Above all, the firm has proudly served as a voice for those impacted by corporate wrongdoing for over 20 years.

How Simmons Hanly Conroy Gives Back

In addition to supporting individual clients, Simmons Hanly Conroy is dedicated to giving back to the communities it serves. Below, learn how the firm shows its support – and how it’s come to be one of the nation’s leading contributors to mesothelioma cancer research.

Simmons Cancer Institute

Proudly bearing the name of the firm, the Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University (SIU) exists to provide patients and families improved cancer care. Simmons Hanly Conroy has donated over $10 million to the institute, funding numerous efforts in research, education, and outreach.

SHC Foundation

Simmons Hanly Conroy gives back to clients and local communities through its non-profit group, the SHC Foundation. Two committees oversee the foundation’s giving. The Meso Committee supports medical research to improve mesothelioma treatment options and search for a cure. The SHC Employee Committee collects money, food, and clothes for those in need. Together, the firm’s foundations have donated over $10 million.

Miles for Meso

As national presenting sponsor of Miles for Meso, Simmons Hanly Conroy hosted the first Miles for Meso 5K race in 2009. More than 10 years later, races have taken place in 11 states and have raised more than $750,000 for mesothelioma research and awareness.

Simmons Hanly Conroy Awards and Honors

Simmons Hanly Conroy received the prestigious title of “Law Firm of the Year” in Mass Torts/Class Actions – Plaintiffs in both the 2018 and 2020 editions of the U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® and holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.