Simmons Hanly Conroy Joins Panel of Experts to Highlight Legal Issues Faced Combating the Opioid CrisisST LOUIS – Simmons Hanly Conroy, one of the nation’s largest law firms focused on consumer protection and mass tort actions, will join a roundtable panel discussion featuring legal experts from across Missouri for an in-depth conversation about the challenges facing the legal community as it attempts to hold pharmaceutical companies and physicians accountable for their role in America’s opioid epidemic and addiction crisis.

Paul Hanly, Shareholder at Simmons Hanly Conroy, will lead a roundtable of legal experts as they examine the issues facing lawyers, including lawsuits against manufacturers, solutions for employment practitioners and the response from the medical community, as the opioid crisis continues to grow nationally and in Missouri. Panel members include:

  • Mary D. Fox, St. Louis District Public Defender, Missouri State Public Defender’s Office
  • Rob Gatter, Co-Director, St. Louis University Center for Health Law Studies
  • Diane Monahan, Commissioner Family Court, St. Louis County
  • Ryan Bangert, Deputy Missouri Attorney General for Civil Litigation

Hosted by Missouri Lawyers Weekly and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the panel will be moderated by Ed Dowd, BAMSL President; Fred Ehrlich, Editor of Missouri Lawyers Media; and Scott Lauck, Senior Reporter of Missouri Lawyers Media.

More information about the event and the full agenda can be found here.