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 →

Best Lawyers recognizes Sims|Funk and its members.

SIMS|FUNK has received a Tier 1 ranking for Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Securities in the 2016 edition of U.S News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Scott Sims has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the Commercial Litigation and Bet-the-Company Litigation categories. Sam Funk has been selected for inclusion… read more →

Funk elected to Nashville Bar Association Board of Directors

Sam Funk was recently elected to the Nashville Bar Association Board of Directors for a 4-year term.

Sims & Funk named to list of Top 100 Lawyers in Tennessee

Scott Sims and Sam Funk have been named to Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine’s list of the “Top 100 Attorneys in Tennessee.” Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition… read more →

SIMS|FUNK named “Best for Alternative Dispute Resolution”

Corporate America Legal Elite of 2015 recently recognized SIMS|FUNK as the “Best for Alternative Dispute Resolution- Tennessee.”

SIMS|FUNK receives Tier 1 ranking for commercial litigation.

SIMS|FUNK has received a Tier 1 ranking for commercial litigation in the 2015 edition of U.S News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

Sims and Funk named Super Lawyers in 2014.

Scott Sims and Sam Funk have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers. Sam was first included in Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in 2009, and he has been included every year since in the area of Business Litigation. Scott was named a “Rising Star”… read more →

Funk invited to speak at transatlantic litigation conference in Amsterdam.

In June, Sam Funk joined lawyers from France, Germany and the United Kingdom in presenting a workshop entitled “Securing Victory in Transatlantic Litigation: Planning for Victory in Times of Peace.” The discussion highlighted the risks of litigating in various jurisdictions and offered strategies to ensure best outcomes. http://www.c5-online.com/2014/512/transatlantic-litigation

Sims obtains $1.5 million judgment for local anesthesiologist in breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit.

Following a multi-day bench trial in Columbia, Tennessee, the Circuit Court for Maury County ruled that the former chief manager of a local anesthesia group breached his fiduciary duty by procuring three provider contracts for himself. The court awarded Scott’s client, a member of the group, compensatory damages and attorneys… read more →

Sims and Funk selected for Best Lawyers; Funk named Lawyer of the Year.

Scott Sims and Sam Funk have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the Commercial Litigation category. Additionally, Sam Funk was named Lawyer of the Year for Litigation – Securities. Best Lawyers is based on a comprehensive peer review survey in which… read more →

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