Derek W. Simpson

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Huntsville, Alabama

Warren & Simpson, P.C.
Derek W. Simpson
Warren & Simpson, P.C.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Alabama since: 1995

Education: The University of Alabama School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

Warren & Simpson, P.C.

105 North Side Square
Huntsville, AL 35801 Visit website


Practicing law in Huntsville, Alabama, for more than 27 years, Derek W. Simpson is a passionate personal injury attorney who works diligently to ensure that those harmed by others' negligent or reckless conduct are restored as close to their previous state as possible, helping them to obtain compensation for their damages. His law practice focuses on automobile and construction accidents, trucking litigation, workers' compensation, dangerous and defective products, and premises liability. 

A knowledgeable professional, Mr. Simpson understands the nuts and bolts of personal injury law and is committed to the pursuit of excellence in the representation of his injured clients. He is also a certified National Football League (NFL) sports agent and has been representing NFL players for years.

A native of Huntsville, Mr. Simpson developed an aspiration to be a lawyer at an early age, due to observing his father – a criminal prosecutor – participating in the judicial system with efficiency and fairness. Subsequently, he embarked on this goal with determination and enthusiasm. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1995 after completing his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Alabama in 1991.

Mr. Simpson has given numerous years of service in leadership positions to the Madison County Bar Association. He has also sustained memberships with the Alabama Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice – Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section. From 2006-2007, he acted as president for the American Inns of Court.

Mr. Simpson’s success in the legal profession has yielded him several awards and honors. He has achieved an AV Preeminent* rating through Martindale-Hubbell along with receiving several five-star reviews on the platform. Additionally, The National Trial Lawyers recognized him among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2016. He holds a rating of 9.9 out of 10 on Avvo.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ falls into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1995, Alabama

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Madison County Bar Association, President, 2017
  • Madison County Bar Association, President-Elect, 2016
  •  American Inns of Court, President, 2006 - 2007
  • American Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • AV, Martindale Hubbell
  • Top 100 Attorneys, 2011, National Trial Lawyers
Educational Background:
  • University of Alabama

Office location for Derek W. Simpson

105 North Side Square
Huntsville, AL 35801

Phone: 256-964-9365


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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