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Scott D. Simpkins

Cleveland
216-522-0770
Ssimpkins@ckrlaw.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

Member of the American and Ohio Bar Associations


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Myriad litigation
Labor and Employment
Construction Litigation
Municipal Law
Legal Malpractice
Creditor claims in bankruptcy


ACCREDITATIONS

Serves as an Assistant Arbitrator for the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. He is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio and before the Sixth Circuit and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Ohio, Southern District of Ohio and Eastern District of Michigan.Mr. Simpkins is a partner of Climaco, Wilcox, Peca, Tarantino & Garofoli Co., L.P.A

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from Ohio Wesleyan University

J.D. cum laude from Capital University


LANGUAGES

English

Scott D. Simpkins has almost 20 years of experience in myriad litigation matters, including contract dispute, labor and employment, construction litigation, municipal law, legal malpractice, zoning and land use, and creditor claims in bankruptcy.

His practice in these areas has ranged from client consultation to prosecuting the claims and defenses at trial to appellate practice including representation before the Ohio Supreme Court, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Simpkins has also represented numerous clients before various federal, state and municipal administrative agencies and legislative bodies.

Mr. Simpkins has also been involved in prosecuting and defending various class action and multi-district litigation matters. These matters have included unpaid overtime compensation litigation, tobacco litigation, securities litigation, consumer fraud and anti-trust litigation.

Mr. Simpkins received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and political science from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1992 and his law degree from Capital University where he was a member of the Order of the Curia, Associate Editor of the Law Review and graduated cum laude in 1996. Mr. Simpkins is a partner of Climaco, Wilcox, Peca, Tarantino & Garofoli Co., L.P.A.

Mr. Simpkins is currently a member of the American and Ohio Bar Associations and serves as an Assistant Arbitrator for the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. He is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio and before the Sixth Circuit and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Ohio, Southern District of Ohio and Eastern District of Michigan.