ALTON, Ill. – Simmons Hanly Conroy, one of the nation’s largest mass torts firms, has been ranked the 10th largest law firm in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal. The firm also ranks as the largest plaintiffs’ law firm in the area for the ninth consecutive year.
The list, which ranked 74 St. Louis-area law firms by the number of licensed local attorneys, was published in a recent edition of the weekly business newspaper. This year’s list marks the ninth year the firm has been recognized on the St. Louis Business Journal’s list. Simmons Hanly Conroy moved up two spots this year from 12th in 2018.
“We’ve experienced tremendous growth in the past year,” said Managing Shareholder Michael Angelides. “Combined, we’ve added 19 attorneys and several shareholders. We are proud of this recognition, but our clients are the ultimate beneficiaries of the dedicated, expert attorneys who have joined our team this year.”
Simmons Hanly Conroy has approximately 74 attorneys and 44 shareholders working in its two St. Louis Metro Area offices, located in Clayton and Alton, Illinois. Including nationwide offices in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the firm has 111 attorneys, including 62 shareholders, 45 associates and 4 Of-counsel.
Founded in 1999 by Simmons, the firm continues as a leader in asbestos and mesothelioma litigation, as well as complex litigation concerning prescription opioids, dangerous drugs and medical devices, consumer safety-related mass torts, and environmental and personal injury matters.
In addition to its print edition, the St. Louis Business Journal’s Largest Law Firms list is included among the publication’s annual Book of Lists, which ranks hundreds of area companies in diverse corporate, professional and industrial segments. The list also is available online here (subscription required).