Arthur Prystowsky

Simmons Hanly Conroy - New York
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Arthur Prystowsky
Simmons Hanly Conroy - New York
New York,

Arthur Prystowsky is an attorney at Simmons Hanly Conroy. He joined the firm in 2020, focusing his practice on helping individuals and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.

Arthur interviews clients and assists the trial team with depositions. He investigates products, work and secondary sites, social security records, and any potential places of second-hand asbestos exposure. Arthur also pursues damages from corporations’ asbestos bankruptcy trusts on behalf of the mesothelioma victims they’ve harmed.

Since becoming an asbestos attorney, Arthur has represented a wide variety of occupationally exposed individuals, including powerhouse mechanics, electricians, insulators, automotive mechanics, steamfitters, plumbers, construction workers, Navy and Army veterans, longshoremen, engineers, homemakers, boilermakers, locksmiths, and a verity of tradesmen performing maintenance and talc work. He has also represented men and women exposed to asbestos from cosmetic talc products.

Representative Cases

Arthur has extensive experience representing victims of asbestos-related diseases, including in extremis cases involving people living with mesothelioma or lung cancer, and has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients. Before joining the firm, he worked for a New York law firm, where he represented approximately 5,000 powerhouse mechanics, electricians, sheet metal workers, and insulators who had been diagnosed with asbestos diseases. He was actively involved on the trial teams of the following cases:

• A 2022 case against a cosmetic talc manufacturer and talc supplier in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

• A 2019 case against a boiler manufacturer in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County.

• A 2016 case against a gasket manufacturer in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County.

• A 2016 case against an asbestos manufacturer in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County.

• A 2015 plaintiff’s verdict for a man exposed to industrial talc and diagnosed with mesothelioma.

• A 2014 case against an automobile manufacturer that sold asbestos-containing brakes.


Arthur received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin Marshall College in Lancaster, Penn., in 2009. He received his J.D. from The George Washington Law School in 2012.

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