NEW YORK – Simmons Hanly Conroy, one of the nation’s largest mass torts firms and a national leader in the legal representation of mesothelioma patients and their families, is pleased to announce that the firm’s Named Shareholder Jayne Conroy and Shareholder Andrea Bierstein have been listed in the 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers Women’s Edition.
Under Conroy’s leadership, Simmons Hanly Conroy has become one of the country’s largest plaintiff law firms dedicated to helping those injured by corporate wrongdoing. She has helped secure billions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for thousands of individuals, families, and communities across the country. With more than three decades of legal experience, she focuses her practice on helping plaintiffs exclusively in mass torts, class actions, product liability, pharmaceutical and sexual abuse litigation. She serves or has served on dozens of court-appointed leadership committees in complex legal actions of national scope. She currently serves as co-lead of the National Prescription Opiate Multidistrict Litigation.
Also with more than 30 years of legal experience, Bierstein has secured millions of dollars on behalf of her clients, including a $32 million antitrust settlement for a medical supply manufacturer. A member of the firm’s Complex Litigation Department, she focuses her legal practice on pharmaceutical litigation, consumer protection class actions, commercial litigation, and environmental law. She also is a former law professor at Western New England College School of Law.
The Super Lawyers New York Metro Women’s Edition lists female lawyers in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The list is published as a supplement with The New York Times. Only the top 5 percent of lawyers in the New York metro area are named Super Lawyers each year. Published by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers uses independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations to determine the honorees.