J.K. Simms

J.K. Simms

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Franklin, TN

Thompson Burton PLLC
 | One Franklin Park, 6100 Tower Circle Suite 200
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: 615-465-6005
Email: J.K. Simms
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor
Attorney Profile

JK's leads the employment law practice at Thompson Burton.  His practice has two primary focuses: litigation avoidance and litigation defense.  J.K. has extensive experience representing companies and individuals at the state level throughout Tennessee and in every federal court district in the State of Tennessee.  He has also handled appeals at the state and federal level, inclduing briefing and arguing an appeal before a sixteen-judge en banc panel at the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati, Ohio.  J.K. is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. 

JK has represented companies and individuals in the areas of wrongful discharge, retaliation, whistleblower, non-compete, discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Equal Pay Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Americans with Disabilities Act. 

In addition to J.K.'s focus on advocating for his clients in employment litigation, he devotes a great deal of time conducting training for his clients and advising them in identifying potential employment-related legal issues and resolving day-to-day management and operations issues.  

About JK Simms

Admitted: 2001, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: http://thompsonburton.com/attorneys/j-k-simms/

Office Location for J.K. Simms

One Franklin Park
6100 Tower Circle Suite 200
Franklin, TN 37067

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Last Updated: 4/3/2019

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