Attorney Shane Hampton is a shareholder at Simmons Hanly Conroy. Shane dedicates his practice to representing victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Since joining the firm in 2005, he has helped hundreds of families affected by mesothelioma throughout the country and has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on their behalf.

With over a decade of litigation and courtroom experience involving asbestos cases, Shane helps develop the legal strategy for the firm’s asbestos cases. He works with trial teams during the discovery process and coordinates the firm’s resources as the cases are prepared for trial.

Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Shane practiced as a civil litigation attorney predominantly in St. Louis, Mo., and Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois. His litigation background includes personal injury, automotive and trucking accidents, product liability, premises liability, medical liability, business litigation and environmental and toxic torts, including asbestos, welding rods, benzene and silica.

Shane is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri and works as co-counsel on cases filed in many jurisdictions throughout the country.

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Practice Areas:

  • Mesothelioma & Asbestos

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Illinois 2001
  • Missouri 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2005


  • SIU Law Journal Best Editor Award
  • SIU Moot Court Board-Appellate Division National Competition Finalist

Representative Experience:


  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association


  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, IL, J.D.
  • Law Journal: Southern Illinois University Law Journal, 1999 – 2001
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, B.A.
  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO