Attorney Laurence Valere Nassif is an assistant managing partner at Simmons Hanly Conroy. Based in the firm’s New York office, Larry focuses his practice on asbestos and mesothelioma litigation, pharmaceutical mass torts, and other complex personal injury cases.

With over 15 years of legal experience, Larry has secured millions of dollars on behalf of his clients and tried several cases to verdict. In 2007, he was a member of the trial team that achieved a $47.5 million verdict in Humeston v. Merck & Co. on behalf of patients who suffered cardiovascular injuries as a result of taking Vioxx. In 2003, he also helped secure a $2 million verdict on behalf of his client who suffered from Rezulin-related liver damage. He has also helped families impacted by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases from around the country.

Before starting at Simmons Hanly Conroy, Larry was a partner at Seeger Weiss LLP. There, he oversaw the firm’s daily asbestos practice in New York and New Jersey and served as a member of the Executive Committee.


Practice Areas:

  • Mesothelioma & Asbestos

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 1999
  • New York, 2000
  • Pennsylvania, 2014


Laurence Valere Nassif

Rated by Super Lawyers

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  • New York Metro Super Lawyer, 2014, 2019-2021
  • Best Lawyers: “Best Lawyers in America,” 2018-2021, in the area of Plaintiffs’ Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions


  • California State University, Northridge, 1995, B. A.
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1998, J. D.