Once again, Chambers USA recognized Sam Funk and Scott Sims as leading lawyers in Tennessee. Chambers noted that the “outstanding” Funk is described by sources as “a great person and a great litigator.” Sims was recognized as a “great trial lawyer,” and was highlighted for his broad commercial litigation expertise.
Sims|Funk has added Robert A. Peal as a partner. Mr. Peal’s experience includes representing clients in business litigation, aviation-related litigation, entertainment litigation, white collar criminal defense, False Claims Act defense and prosecution, products liability litigation, construction litigation, crisis management and internal investigations. Prior to joining Sims|Funk, Mr. Peal was a partner in a well-regarded Nashville […]
Sims|Funk has added Grace A. Fox as an associate with the firm. Ms. Fox will work closely with partners Sam Funk and Scott Sims to represent the firm’s clients in a broad range of complex business disputes. Prior to joining Sims|Funk, Ms. Fox’s experience included working in the Chicago office of Winston & Strawn, LLP, […]
Sims|Funk has received a Tier 1 ranking for Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Securities in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Sam Funk and Scott Sims have both been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition (2019) of The Best Lawyers in American. Funk was listed for his […]
Sam Funk has been selected to join the Board of Trustees for the Trinity Forum (“TTF”) (www.TTF.org). Based in Washington, D.C., TTF’s mission is to contribute to the transformation and renewal of society through the transformation and renewal of leaders. This is accomplished through programs and publications that offer contexts for leaders to consider together […]
Mid-South Super Lawyers has named Sam Funk and Scott Sims to its list of the top 50 lawyers in Nashville and the top 100 lawyers in Tennessee. Gil Schuette and Mark Lenihan have been named “Rising Stars.” Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multi-phase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent […]
Chambers USA 2018 recognized Sam Funk and Scott Sims as leading lawyers in Tennessee. Chambers noted that Funk was “regarded for his strength in shareholder disputes and ownership control matters.” Sims was “endorsed by peers as a ‘very good lawyer,’ . . . [who] is well versed in handling a broad spectrum of commercial and […]
Sam Funk and Scott Sims have both been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Edition of the Nashville Business Journal’s Best of Bar in the areas of Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Best of Bar honors Middle Tennessee’s leading lawyers and corporate counsel.
Sims|Funk has received a Tier 1 ranking for Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Securities in the 2018 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 24th Edition (2018) of The Best Lawyers in American. Funk was […]
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 obtaining a significant monetary award for […]