Three HeplerBroom Attorneys Play Key Roles at Asbestos Conference
Three of HeplerBroom’s asbestos litigation attorneys will play key roles at HarrisMartin’s annual Midwest Asbestos Litigation Conference, which will be held September 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis. Brenda Baum is in her 14th year of co-chairing the event. Eric Hall will discuss current trends in Madison County (Illinois) cases, while Adam McGonigle will give an update on personal jurisdiction issues from the defense perspective. Other speakers at the conference include judges as well as experienced defense and plaintiff attorneys whose legal practices concentrate on asbestos litigation.
All three HeplerBroom partners focus their practices on asbestos litigation, products and premises liability, and toxic tort matters. Baum and Hall have been named to the lists of Best Lawyers in America and Illinois Leading Lawyers, while McGonigle has been named to Best Lawyers’ list of Ones to Watch. In addition, Baum is on the list of Illinois Super Lawyers and has been rated an AV Preeminent Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2022, Hall had the distinction of being Best Lawyers’ St. Louis Lawyer of the Year in Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions for Defendants.