Trial Icon Hanly Remembered As Litigator's Litigator

Law360 (May 24, 2021, 4:36 PM EDT) -- When Paul J. Hanly Jr. stepped into the courtroom, the litigator had respect not only for his clients and other members of his legal team, but for those on the opposing side, as well, those who worked with him say.

Hanly, one of the primary attorneys working in ongoing litigation against pharmaceutical companies and others for their alleged role in the opioid epidemic, died Saturday in his Florida home after battling anaplastic thyroid cancer for several months, according to his firm, Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC.

"Paul was a lawyer's lawyer, who had not only the presence but also the empathy to...

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