Simmons Hanly Conroy Elevates Ellyn Hurd to Shareholder


Ellyn Hurd

Simmons Hanly Conroy, one of the nation's largest mass torts firms, is pleased to announce it has elevated Ellyn Hurd, an attorney based in the firm's New York office, to shareholder. Hurd is among 10 attorneys across all of the firm's offices to be elevated this year to shareholder, effective Jan. 1.

“Our attorneys dedicate their careers to helping people harmed by corporate wrongdoing, and I’m proud to recognize our new shareholder class with well-deserved promotions,” said Simmons Hanly Conroy Chairman John Simmons. “Through their work, the firm has given thousands of people a voice in the legal system.”

Hurd concentrates her practice on litigating sexual abuse cases both nationally and internationally, multidistrict pharmaceutical cases and a variety of financial loss class actions. Previously, she was an associate at a law firm in New Bedford, Mass., where she focused on real property litigation and municipal matters. Hurd received her J.D. from Boston College Law School and her Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College.

About Simmons Hanly Conroy, LLC

Simmons Hanly Conroy is one of the nation’s largest mass tort law firms. 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 Prescription Opiates, Vioxx, Toyota Unintended Acceleration, BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, DePuy Pinnacle and the Volkswagen Emission Scandal. The firm also represents small and mid-size corporations, inventors and entrepreneurs in matters involving business litigation. Offices are located in Alton, Ill.; Chicago; Los Angeles; New York City; San Francisco; and St. Louis. Read more at

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