All Press Releases for October 16, 2017

James M. Simpson Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Achievements in Law

Mr. Simpson is a civil litigation attorney and one of the founding partners of Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie and Gresham, PLLC

    MEMPHIS, TN, October 16, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- James M. Simpson has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A notable figure in his field, Mr. Simpson represents clients in the Memphis area in business and commercial litigation of all kinds, including complex litigation, transportation and trucking litigation, employment law, labor law, and additional cases in civil litigation. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous class action lawsuits, including claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Equal Pay Act. Mr. Simpson is recognized by Martindale-Hubbell with an AV Preeminent rating in recognition of his honesty, ethical acumen, and fairness.

Originally born in Hudson, NY, to James and Sandra Simpson, Mr. Simpson grew up in Saint Petersburg, FL, and attended Furman University in Greenville, SC. He earned a JD with the University of Memphis in 1991, and is admitted to practice in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and New York as well as a number of U.S. District Courts and various U.S. Courts of Appeals. He has appeared as a counsel of record in cases throughout the country.

Over many years of legal service, Mr. Simpson has been recognized as a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, prestigious groups limited to attorneys who have won verdicts in the relevant amounts. Mr. Simpson has obtained numerous verdicts and settlements in this category, and joins fewer than one percent of lawyers in the U.S. Additionally, he is recognized with a 10.0 Superb rating from AVVO, as well as the Super Lawyers Magazine as a Mid-South Super Lawyer, as well as by American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel as a Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation Law and Labor and Employment Law. Notably, Mr. Simpson was honored as a fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation.

In his private life, Mr. Simpson enjoys golf, hunting, fishing, running, swimming, and biking. He is the proud parent of Thomas, John, Matthew, and Phillip Simpson, alongside his wife, Kristine, who is also an attorney. Mr. Simpson finds joy in his grandson, James Christian Simpson.

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