Sims|Funk Prevails in First Ever Bench Trial in Tennessee Business Court

In May of 2017, Scott Sims and Michael O’Neill prevailed in the trial of a complex “business divorce” action in the Business Court pilot project of the Tennessee Supreme Court.  The trial, which lasted eight days and culminated in a 65-page decision, was the first bench trial ever conducted in the Business Court.  In addition to… read more →

Funk & Sims Named to Best Lawyers in America

Sam Funk and Scott Sims have both been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 24th Edition (2018) of The Best Lawyers in American. Funk was listed for his work in Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities and Trade Secrets Law. Sims was listed for his work in Bet-the-Company Litigation… read more →

Sims & Funk Recognized by Chambers USA 2017

Chambers USA 2017 recognized Sam Funk and Scott Sims as leading lawyers in Nashville. Chambers noted that Funk was “recognized by his peers for the sophistication of his caseload.” Sims was described as “liked and well respected” and a “fine lawyer.”

Sims & Funk recognized as Top 50 lawyers in Nashville and Top 100 lawyers in the Mid-South region. Schuette named a “Rising Star.”

Mid-South Super Lawyers has named Scott Sims and Sam Funk to its list of the top 50 lawyers in Nashville and the top 100 lawyers in the Mid-South region. Gil Schuette has been named a “Rising Star.” Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multi-phase selection process. Peer nominations and… read more →

Sims|Funk Announces the Addition of Mark Lenihan to the Firm

SIMS|FUNK has added Mark W. Lenihan as an associate with the firm. Mr. Lenihan will work closely with partners Sam Funk and Scott Sims to represent the firm’s clients in a broad range of complex business disputes. Mr. Lenihan comes to SIMS|FUNK after spending three years in the Chicago office… read more →

Best Lawyers recognizes Sims|Funk as a “Best Law Firm”

SIMS|FUNK has received a Tier 1 ranking for Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Securities in the 2017 edition of U.S News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” As previously announced, Sam Funk and Scott Sims have both been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition (2017) of The Best… read more →

Sims|Funk Announces the Addition of Michael O’Neill to the Firm

SIMS|FUNK, PLC has added Michael O’Neill as of counsel with the firm. Mr. O’Neill, a seasoned business litigator, will work closely with partners Sam Funk and Scott Sims to represent the firm’s clients in a broad range of complex business disputes. Mr. O’Neill’s past employment includes ten years as a… read more →

Funk & Sims Named to Best Lawyers in America

Sam Funk and Scott Sims have both been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition (2017) of The Best Lawyers in American. Funk was listed for his work in Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities and Trade Secrets Law. Sims was listed for his work in Bet-the-Company Litigation… read more →

Funk named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Sam Funk was recently named a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Membership is limited to one percent of lawyers admitted to practice in the United States and a limited number of lawyers in jurisdictions outside the United States. The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization… read more →

Schuette chosen for Young Leaders Council

Gil Schuette has been chosen as a member of Class 66 of the Young Leaders Council (“YLC”).   YLC is a program founded in 1985 by the Council of Community Services, the United Way, and the Frist Foundation to broaden and strengthen Nashville’s volunteer leadership base.  The YLC program consists of an eleven-session training program… read more →

Back to Top