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James M. Simpson

About James Simpson

About me


Jim Simpson is one of the founding partners of the law firm of Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham, PLLC. Jim has over 20 years of experience practicing law. The emphasis of Jim’s practice is business litigation, commercial disputes of all types, complex litigation, transportation and trucking litigation, employment law, labor law, as well as many other areas of civil litigation. He has participated both as counsel for the plaintiff and counsel for the defendant in various matters. Jim has handled numerous class actions, on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, including claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Equal Pay Act. 


When you work with Jim Simpson, it’s not like working with a typical attorney. Jim’s passion as a lawyer and his obsession and drive to obtain positive results for his clients is obvious from the moment you meet him. He is one of the highly sought after attorneys in the Mid-South area. 


Jim has appeared in jurisdictions throughout the country, including Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, New York, California, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky and Iowa.