Perry J. Browder

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Alton, IL

Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
 | One Court Street, Alton, IL 62002
Phone: 618-407-3870
Fax: 618-259-2251
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Perry J. Browder is a shareholder at Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC in Alton, Illinois. He concentrates his practice on personal injury law and primarily works with clients who suffer from mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure. He also heads his law firm's Asbestos Group and manages nearly 40 attorneys on several trial teams.

    To date, Mr. Browder has personally handled more than 200 asbestos cases. He has worked on behalf of injured parties throughout the United States, securing many judgments and settlements in excess of $1 million, including a major verdict against U.S. Steel, which amounted to $250 million.

    After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in political history from Bradley University, Mr. Browder earned his law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1988. While there, he participated in the Mock Trial Team and served with the Legal Aid Clinic in Gary, Indiana. He is also a member of both Sigma Phi Epsilon and Phi Kappa Phi.

    Mr. Browder is admitted to practice in both Illinois and Missouri. He has an AV-Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was listed in The Best Lawyers in America in 2013-2015**. In addition to his busy legal practice, he is the 2015-2016 president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Browder is also a board member of the Illinois Bar Foundation and a member of the American Association for Justice, the Federal Trial Bar and the Illinois State Bar Association.

    *AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    **The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - Products


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    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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    About Perry Browder

    Admitted: 1988, Illinois

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    • Received an "AV-Rating" from Martindale-Hubbell
    • Recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as an “Illinois Super Lawyer” 2011-2015
    • Mock Trial Team and Gary, Valparaiso University School of Law, 1987 - 1988
    • Ranked as Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year 2015” for Personal Injury Litigation in St. Louis
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2015
    • Indiana Legal Aid Clinic, Valparaiso University School of Law, 1987 - 1988

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Federal Trial Bar
    • Illinois, 1988
    • American Bar Association
    • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
    • American Association for Justice
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Missouri, 2011


    • $250 million verdict against U.S. Steel

    Educational Background:

    • Bradley University, B.S. in Political History, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi

    Industry Groups

    • Mesothelioma/Asbestos
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    Office Location for Perry J. Browder

    One Court Street
    Alton, IL 62002

    Phone: 618-407-3870

    Fax: 618-259-2251

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    Last Updated: 3/9/2020

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