Simmons Hanly Conroy Ranks as “Best Law Firm” in 2021 Edition of U.S. News & World Report, Best Lawyers

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Firm Also Earns Top Rankings in St. Louis, New York and San Francisco Metro Areas


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Best Law Firm in 2021 Edition of U.S. News & World Report

ALTON, Illinois  – Simmons Hanly Conroy, one of the nation’s largest mass torts firms, is pleased to announce U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have ranked the firm nationally as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm,” the highest possible rating, in the practice are of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. 2021 marks the eighth consecutive year the firm has been ranked highly on the annual “Best Law Firm” list.

“Our attorneys have worked tirelessly to continue achieving justice for our clients in extremely trying times,” said Chairman John Simmons. “It’s a testament to their commitment and drive that we are consistently ranked among the top attorneys protecting individuals and families harmed by asbestos exposure, corporate malfeasance and dangerous drugs and devices.”

In addition to the national ranking, the firm received Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs in New York City, San Francisco and St. Louis, as well as for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs in St. Louis. The firm also received Tier 2 rankings for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Houston and San Francisco and a Tier 3 ranking for Appellate Practice in Houston.

Rankings are based on client evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in the practice areas and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a national or metropolitan ranking, a law firm practice area must have at least one lawyer ranked as a Best Lawyer in that practice. Earlier this year, 18 Simmons Hanly Conroy attorneys were named 2021 Best Lawyers.

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