Simmons Hanly Conroy Attorneys Christine Renken Elevated to Partner

Simmons Hanly Conroy, a national leader in the legal representation of mesothelioma patients and their families, is pleased to announce that firm attorney Christine A. Renken has been elevated to partner, effective Jan. 1.

“We congratulate Christine on her elevation to partner at our firm,” said Laurence V. Nassif, managing partner of Simmons Hanly Conroy. “Christine is a seasoned lawyer and is deeply dedicated to holding corporations accountable on behalf of our clients.”

Based out of the Los Angeles office, Renken focuses her practice on helping victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. She has represented asbestos victims for more than 15 years, helping give clients a voice against individuals and corporations who knew or should have known about the hazards of asbestos.

Using her extensive experience in law and motion and appellate matters, Renken has successfully maintained and defeated hundreds of motions, writs, and appeals against and by corporations seeking to obstruct evidence or stop trials from happening.

Renken earned her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, achieving First Honors in Trial Advocacy, and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

About Simmons Hanly Conroy LLP

Simmons Hanly Conroy is one of the nation’s largest mass tort law firms, dedicated to helping victims of mesothelioma and asbestos-related cancers. Other primary areas of litigation include prescription opioids, sexual abuse, pharmaceutical, consumer protection, environmental, and personal injury. Firm attorneys have been appointed to leadership in numerous national multidistrict litigations, including prescription opioids, Vioxx, Yaz, and Toyota Unintended Acceleration. The firm also represents small and mid-size corporations, inventors and entrepreneurs in matters involving business litigation. Firm attorneys’ passion for improving the lives of asbestos victims and their families extends to the firm’s contributions to mesothelioma cancer research and ongoing support through initiatives including the firm’s annual Miles for Meso 5K race and fun run/walk. Firm offices are located in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, St. Louis, and Alton, Illinois. Read more at