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Mark Simms

Mark Simms

Attorney at Law

Fort Lauderdale
Florida
Licensed in
FL
University of Miami School of Law
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About
Mark is President of SIMMS LAW, P.A. and focuses his practice on securities arbitration and financial services litigation.

Mark has previously defended clients in complex commercial and tort litigation, including disputes concerning sophisticated alternative investment products and a multi-billion dollar securities class action.

A cum laude graduate of the University of Miami School of Law, Mark was a two-time recipient of the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Academic Performance. In his second year, Mark authored a published Note for the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. Mark received undergraduate degrees in
… read more both Economics and Philosophy from Boston College.
8
Years
experience

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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"Mark represented me in a civil dispute against my neighbor and the owner of our condominium complex. From the inception of the case, Mark took the time to walk me through all of my legal options, understanding the issues that mattered to me most. I felt that he always put my interests above all else and would certainly use him again."

Civil Litigation
Posted on Apr 27, 2018
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"Mark represented our firm in numerous securities arbitration proceedings. He was always attentive, responsive, and thorough. We could always count on him to give us the right answers in a timely fashion."

Customer Dispute Arbitrations
Posted on Apr 27, 2018

Work History

SIMMS LAW, P.A.

President

Apr 2018 - Present

SIMMS LAW, P.A. focuses on the representation of investors and financial advisors in the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration forum, as well as in state and federal courts. The Firm also represents individuals and companies in business disputes and other civil litigation.

Apr 2018 - Present

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

Associate

Oct 2015 - Apr 2018

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. is a full-service law firm serving clients nation-wide. As an associate in the Firm's securities practice group, my practice focused on the representation of large, "wirehouse" securities firms in customer dispute arbitrations brought in the FINRA dispute resolution forum.

Oct 2015 - Apr 2018

Kaplan Zeena LLP

Associate

May 2013 - Oct 2015

Kaplan Zeena LLP, based in Miami, Florida, specializes in a multitude of practice areas, including professional liability and corporate defense. As an associate in the Firm's securities practice group, my practice focused on the representation of independent broker-dealers and financial advisors in customer dispute arbitrations and regulatory enforcement proceedings.

May 2013 - Oct 2015

Brown and Heller, P.A.

Associate

Oct 2010 - Mar 2013

Brown and Heller, P.A. was a Miami, Florida commercial litigation law firm. As an associate at the Firm, my practice focused on the representation of a Netherlands-based, worldwide financial services firm in connection with a large class action litigation concerning the Madoff securities fraud. I remained with the Firm through its closing in March 2013.

Oct 2010 - Mar 2013

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