Shook Boosts Trial Strength in Northeast

Expanding the firm’s already strong bench of trial lawyers based in the Northeast, Shook, Hardy & Bacon announces the addition of a Hartford, Connecticut, office to complement Shook’s presence in Boston, Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C. The firm welcomes Managing Partner Robert R. Simpson, a first-chair trial attorney who focuses on high-stakes litigation in the pharmaceutical and medical device, automotive and mobility, and consumer product industries, among other areas.  

“Rob is a preeminent trial attorney who is well regarded by Shook’s health, science and technology clients,” said Shook Chair Madeleine McDonough. “Rob combines science-driven trial strategy with a commitment to serving the legal profession in a variety of leadership roles. He also brings aboard a talented team to help grow our next generation of litigators across the firm.”