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Joseph S. Simms Appointed to Serve as Chair of Litigation Section for the Ohio State Bar Association

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July 8, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH –Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that Joseph S. Simms has been appointed to serve as the Chair of the Litigation Section for the Ohio State Bar Association. His two-year term leading the Section, which provides legal education, networking opportunities, and other resources for approximately 3,000 litigators throughout the state of Ohio, commences July 2019. 

Joe specializes in complex business disputes, commercial litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. He represents public and private companies and individuals in the financial services, banking, brokerage, insurance, real estate, manufacturing, and construction industries in a wide array of cases involving breach of contract and fraud claims, issues relating to claims of unfair competition and trade secrets violations, and general tort litigation. Joe's primary focus is complex securities litigation and arbitration, financial institution litigation, regulatory investigations and inquiries, and broker-dealer liability defense, in which he represents brokers, broker-dealers, investment advisors, banks, and insurance companies in claims involving allegations of professional misconduct. His background in business litigation and representing financial services providers also translates well into his experience in matters of estate and trust litigation. 

Joe is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer every year since 2015. He writes and speaks frequently throughout Ohio and nationwide on topics of interest to litigators and financial services professionals and is an active member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). Joe serves as the co-chair of the Securities Arbitration Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section, and previously held positions as the Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer of the Litigation Section of the Ohio State Bar Association before assuming his role as its Chair. Joe also serves on the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Judicial Selection Committee. 

Joe can be reached by calling 216.430.2265 or by emailing jsimms@reminger.com.

 

About Reminger, Attorneys at Law:

Reminger Co., LPA is a full-service law firm with fourteen offices throughout the Midwest: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Sandusky, Toledo, Fort Mitchell, Lexington, Louisville, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Northwest Indiana and Evansville. With more than 150 attorneys collectively, Reminger's practice areas include all aspects of litigation, along with corporate, tax, real estate and probate matters. Our fundamental objective in all the legal services we provide is to obtain the best possible results for our clients in the most practical and efficient manner possible. For more information, visit Reminger at www.reminger.com.


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