bierstein_andreaNEW YORK – Simmons Hanly Conroy, one of the nation’s largest mass torts firms, is pleased to announce Crain’s New York Business has named Shareholder Andrea Bierstein to its second annual list of “100 Notable Women in Law.”

The list includes attorneys who have positively impacted New York City in significant ways. It honors the achievements of the brightest and boldest legal minds; those with both distinguished careers and exceptional civic and philanthropic activities. Honorees were selected based on submitted nomination materials and its own research.

“We congratulate Andrea on being named one of the 100 Notable Women in Law,” said Chairman John Simmons. “Andrea continually excels at everything she does and is well-deserving of this honor.”

Bierstein works in the Complex Litigation Department with more than three decades of experience in all forms of civil ligation. She is renowned as one of the premier appellate brief-writers and oral advocates in the nation and has secured millions of dollars on behalf of her clients, including a $32 million antitrust settlement for a medical supply manufacturer.

Having won multiple cases on appeal, Bierstein excels in appellate work and law and motion practice. She is well known for writing persuasive legal briefs and providing clear legal analysis. Lawyers from other firms frequently seek her out to work on complex briefing projects or to assist or edit their own work. She is also a former law professor and designed and taught an annual civil litigation clinic and second-year law courses at Western New England College Law School.

Bierstein works from the New York Office where she currently focuses her legal practice on pharmaceutical litigation, consumer protection class actions, commercial litigation, and environmental law. She received her J.D. from New York University and her Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University.