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Our law firm is a boutique business and investment law firm. We are focused on providing the highest level of legal representation and advice for businesses of all types and investment funds, hedge funds and private equity Funds. My business practice is focused on representing small and medium size businesses of all types. While my experience spans many types of business and litigation matters, the core of my practice is business transactions, contracts, financial transactions and resolution of business disputes, from trials to arbitration and mediation.
We Help Clients Avoid Legal Problems
Perhaps our most important job as lawyers is helping clients avoid legal problems. It is much more efficient and cost effective to avoid legal problems than to solve them after they occur. We assist our clients in identifying and avoiding potential pitfalls and if necessary we assist our clients in devising strategies to minimize the risk posed by such pitfalls. It makes good business and financial sense to be proactive rather than reactive when possible. As legal professionals it is our job to help our clients conduct their business in the right way, in a manner that anticipates and avoids problems, saving them time and money.
Jerry L. Sims
|Born:||Meridian, Mississippi, 1945|
|Education:||University of Mississippi (B.S., 1967)
Columbia University (J.D., 1970)
|Admitted to Bar:||1971, Georgia
1981, U.S. Supreme Court
1999, District of Columbia
2006, New York
|Member:||Atlanta Bar Association (Litigation Section)
State Bar of Georgia
New York Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Old Warhorse Lawyers Club
|Honors:||Named by Atlanta Journal Constitution as one of Georgia’s best civil litigation attorneys, January 2012|
|Practice Areas:||Civil Litigation
Business and Commercial Transactions
We Are Here To Help
We Save Clients Money
Our firm provides responsive, high-quality legal services geared toward fulfilling our clients’ legal needs effectively and efficiently. We are committed to performing legal services for our clients in the right way and in a cost-effective manner. Our efficiency and emphasis on being proactive in helping our clients avoid problems saves our clients’ money in many instances.
We Solve Legal Problems
While a proactive approach does reduce the chance of legal problems, some problems will occur. When disputes arise, we rely upon seasoned litigation experience to protect our client’s interests. We have deep experience in business, financial, securities, investment and class action litigation in state and federal courts. We have handled litigated complex legal disputes through trial and appeals, having handled cases resulting in more than thirty reported decisions. We also have substantial experience in arbitration and mediation proceedings. We have also handled administrative disputes, arbitrations, mediations and federal agency investigations.