Andrea B. Bierstein

Andrea B. Bierstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in New York, NY

Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
 | 112 Madison Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016-7416
Phone: 212-784-6403
Fax: 212-213-5949
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Appellate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Andrea Bierstein is a shareholder at Simmons Hanly Conroy. With over three decades of legal experience, Ms. Bierstein is one of the premier appellate brief-writers and oral advocates in the nation. She works in the Complex Litigation Department and has secured millions of dollars on behalf of her clients.

About Andrea Bierstein

Admitted: 1985, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2008-2009, 2011-2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Second Circuit 1987, Third Circuit 1997, Ninth Circuit 1999, Eleventh Circuit 2005, Seventh Circuit 2008  
  • U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York 1986, Eastern District of New York 1986, Eastern District of Wisconsin 2005, Southern District of Illinois 2012  
  • Member of: American Bar Association, American Association for Justice  
  • Massachusetts, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Second Circuit 1987, Third Circuit 1997, Ninth Circuit 1999, Eleventh Circuit 2005, Seventh Circuit 2008  


  • In re OxyContin, 15 Misc.3d 388, 833 N.Y.S.2d 357 (Sup. Ct. Richmond Co. N.Y.Sup. 2007)
  • Synergetics USA, Inc. v. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. and Alcon, Inc., 2008-cv-3669 (DLC) (S.D.N.Y.) (plaintiff’s contingency fee antitrust suit; settlement of $32 million and fee of $10.5 million)
  • In re Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1909 (N.D. Ohio) (representing individuals injured by contrast media used in MRIs)
  • Reid v. Siniscalchi, No. 2874-VCN (Delaware Chancery) (representing investor in a derivative action involving claims arising from a joint venture to finance Russian communications satellites)
  • Ramadan v. Chase Manhattan Corp., 156 F.3d 499 (3rd Cir. 1998) (successful appeal)
  • Jean-Charles v. Perlitz, 3:11cv614 (RNC) (D. Conn.) and St. Louis v. Perlitz, No.: 3:13-cv-01132 (RNC) (representing victims of pedophile)
  • Easton Capital Management v. Rush, No. 09 Civ. 1307 (S.D.N.Y.) (representing venture capital investment funds prosecuting fraud and related claims arising from their investments in a medical device company)
  • In re Zyprexa Litigation, MDL 1596 (E.D.N.Y.) (third-party payer class action)
  • Bartold v. Glendale Federal Bank, 81 Cal.App.4th 816, 97 Cal.Rptr.2d 226 (2000) (successful appeal)
  • In Re: Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Product  Liability Litigation, MDL 2244 (N. D.  Tex.):  (representing individuals injured by defective metal-on-metal hip implants)
  • In re Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon” in the Gulf Of Mexico, on April 20, 2010 litigation (environmental litigation)
  • In re Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001, MDL 1570 (S.D.N.Y) (argued appeal in Second Circuit)

Educational Background:

  • A.B., Princeton University, 1978
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Office Location for Andrea B. Bierstein

112 Madison Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10016-7416

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Last Updated: 8/19/2019

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