ALTON — Simmons Hanly Conroy, a national litigation firm, announces Philip E. Proud has joined the firm as an associate in the Alton office, where he focuses his practice on helping those affected by asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma.
Prior to joining the firm, Proud was an attorney with a St. Louis law firm, where he represented clients in the areas of personal injury, Federal Employers’ Liability Act, products liability, mass torts and class actions.
Proud earned his law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law and holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Rochester in New York.
Simmons Hanly Conroy represents more families affected by mesothelioma — an aggressive form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure—– and files more mesothelioma cases every year than any other law firm in the country.
About Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC is one of the nation’s largest mass tort law firms and has recovered more than $5 billion in verdicts and settlements for plaintiffs. Primary areas of litigation include asbestos and mesothelioma, pharmaceutical, consumer protection, environmental and personal injury. The firm’s attorneys have been appointed to leadership in numerous national multidistrict litigations, including Vioxx, Yaz and Toyota Unintended Acceleration. The firm also represents small and mid-size corporations, inventors and entrepreneurs in matters involving business litigation. Offices are in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, St. Louis and Alton. Read more at simmonsfirm.com.