Attorney Perry Browder Announces Candidacy for ISBA 3rd Vice President


Perry Browder
Perry Browder

ALTON, Illinois  – Attorney Perry Browder of Simmons Hanly Conroy in Alton, IL, announced his candidacy for the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) 3rd Vice President. The ISBA is among the largest voluntary state bar associations in the country with approximately 28,000 lawyer members.

With his vast legal experience, Perry is prepared to lead the ISBA through the challenging legal landscape beyond 2020. As 3rd Vice President, Perry plans to increase collaboration through extensive networking and referrals; ensure the best possible representation for clients; and promote enhanced efficiency with a more personal approach.

An active member of the legal community, Perry has been involved in multiple organizations that support and enhance the practice of law in Illinois. He currently serves as a board member for ISBA and the Public Interest Law Initiative. He has previously served as president for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Illinois Bar Foundation. 

As a Shareholder at Simmons Hanly Conroy, Perry manages the firm’s Asbestos Litigation Group. Throughout his 32-year legal career, Perry has represented thousands of clients who were diagnosed with mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases and helped recover millions of dollars in compensation on their behalf. He has been instrumental in securing some of the largest asbestos verdicts in the country, including a $250 million judgment against U.S. Steel. 

Perry is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri. Recognized for his outstanding work in the field of law, Perry has received the following awards during his accomplished career: Martin Hubbell AV Rating; Illinois Super Lawyers; Best Lawyers in America – Personal Injury and Mass Torts. In addition to being a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Perry is on the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Board and the American Association for Justice.

“As a long-time ISBA member, I am proud to announce my candidacy for ISBA 3rd Vice President. By utilizing the experience and knowledge of our ISBA members and by cultivating new ideas, I am committed to establishing a successful future for the ISBA and its members during these challenging times. By working together, we can better serve our clients, support each other, and build a stronger ISBA,” Browder commented.

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