Three attorneys have joined Simmons Hanly Conroy, a national litigation firm, expanding the company's asbestos and complex litigation practices.
Scott Peebles, Brittany Boswell and Jared Hausmann are the company's new hires.
"We are enthusiastic about welcoming Scott, Brittany and Jared aboard to enhance our bench strength in our San Francisco, New York and Alton offices," Michael Angelides, managing shareholder of Simmons Hanly Conroy, said.
Peebles works in the firm's San Francisco office, focusing his practice on helping people affected by asbestos-related diseases. He has more than 15 years of litigation experience, which includes product liability and personal injury cases. Peebles formerly served as an assistant district attorney for the Orleans Parish District Attorney's office in New Orleans.
Boswell is based in the firm's New York office, focusing on complex litigation matters including mass torts, class action lawsuits and multi-district litigation. She served as an attorney in the Kansas City office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP. She also is active in pro bono work helping underprivileged clients with domestic matters and criminal charges. She has reached the diamond level of the Missouri Bar's Pro Bono Honor Roll for providing more than 500 hours of pro bono work in a single year.
Hausmann works from the firm's Alton office and focuses on asbestos litigation. He served as a law clerk in the Staff Attorney's Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit.