Attorney Holly Nighbert works at Simmons Hanly Conroy, LLC as a shareholder. She focuses her practice on complex and pharmaceutical litigation, representing individuals who have been affected by dangerous drugs or defective medical devices, benzene exposure and more. Since she started at the firm in 2012, she has helped recover millions of dollars on their behalf.

Holly works on every aspect of her clients’ cases from the initial complaint to their depositions. She also has experience representing business clients in commercial litigation.

“Everyone needs the law at some point in time,” said Holly. “I make sure to bring attention to detail and strategic methods to every case that I represent.”

Holly earned her J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law in Dayton, Ohio, where she graduated with honors. She also received a Pro Bono Commitment to Community award for her work helping Hurricane Katrina victims get the relief that they needed from the U.S. government. In addition, Holly holds a B.A. in political science from Purdue University.

Holly has been a member of the Missouri Bar since 2012. She brings a dedicated work ethic to the team at the firm, working closely with her clients to secure the best possible verdicts.

“I take pride in what I do,” Holly said. “Working diligently on a case and building lasting relationships with my clients are what make my job fulfilling.”

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Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Missouri, 2012
  • Eastern District of Missouri, 2016
  • Illinois, 2017


  • Pro Bono Commitment to Community Award

Representative Experience:

  • Complex Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
    • DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implants
    • Propecia
    • Transvaginal Mesh
    • Lipitor
    • Mirena
    • Invokana
    • Taxotere
    • Wright Medical Hip Implants
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation


  • American Association for Justice
  • Junior League of St. Louis
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis


  • University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., May 2010
  • Purdue University, B.A. Political Science, honors, May 2005