Simmons Hanly Conroy Lawyers Give Millions to Mesothelioma Research Blog Features Firm Charity Work

Lawyers and Settlements

Lawyers Giving Back looks at a side of lawyers you don’t hear too much about—the side that gives back, pays it forward and shares the love. We’ve found quite a number of attorneys who log non-billable hours helping others, simply because they believe it’s the right thing to do. Who knew lawyers were so…good? Today, we’re talking with Illinois attorney Mike Angelides of Simmons, Browder, Gianaris, Angelides & Barnerd.

Attorney Mike Angelides: “Our lawyers see how this affects families…that is what has led to a culture…of giving back to this community.”


The Simmons Hanly Conroy in Illinois is well-known for litigating on behalf of people whose lives have been affected by exposure to asbestos. The firm has also been very willing to put its money where its mouth is, and over the last several years it has pledged some $20 million to mesothelioma and cancer research. Keep Reading >