Mr. Simpson has represented individuals and corporations in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern
and Western Districts of Virginia. Clients include debtors and creditors involved in real estate
investments, information technology, construction, retail sales, professional security, and the restaurant
industries. In the past, Mr. Simpson has been asked to serve as Special Counsel at the request of
Interim Bankruptcy Trustees for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Representative cases include:
(2012), wherein Mr. Simpson represented well known health club in Chapter 7
liquidation filed in the Eastern District of Virginia;
(2010) wherein Mr. Simpson represented a prominent Northern Virginia real estate
developer in a Chapter 11 case filed in the Eastern District of Virginia;
(2010) wherein Mr. Simpson represented a retail clothing store in a Chapter 7 case
filed in the Eastern District of Virginia.
(2008) wherein Mr. Simpson represented a custom home builder in a
Chapter 7 liquidation filed in the Eastern District of Virginia;
(2008) wherein Mr. Simpson represented a construction company in
Chapter 7 liquidation filed in the Western District of Virginia;
(2005), wherein Mr. Simpson served as local counsel to Par Investment Partners, LLC,
Peninsula Investment Partners, LLC, and Wellington Management, LLC in large investment in a major
airlines company that filed for Chapter 11 protection in the Eastern District of Virginia;
(2004), wherein Mr. Simpson represented construction company
in Chapter 7 liquidation filed in the Eastern District of Virginia;
(2004), representation of small hardware store in reorganization in Chapter 11
case filed in the Eastern District of Virginia;
Mr. Simpson has prosecuted and defended companies before state and federal courts as well as
governmental agencies. He has represented defendants in professional malpractice cases, collection
actions, enforcement of restrictive covenants, corporate director liability suits, fraudulent conveyances,
sexual discrimination claims, and related litigation.
Representative cases include:
(2012) wherein Mr. Simpson prosecuted a civil action in
the Circuit Court of Fairfax County against a prominent medical supply distributor for breach of contract.
(2011) wherein Mr. Simpson worked with Douglas Kay,
Esquire in a hard-fought contract dispute involving claims against a major private defense contractor.
(2010) wherein Mr. Simpson defended a well-respected president of a local
appraisal company before the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation in the
Commonwealth of Virginia.
Mr. Simpson has served as first chair in multiple civil actions wherein he has fought for the rights of
individuals harmed by others.
Representative cases include the following:
Mr. Simpson represented a young woman whose reproductive health
was permanently damaged by the negligence of an HMO. In a hard-fought, five-day, medical malpractice
jury trial, Mr. Simpson obtained a money verdict for his client while establishing case precedent that
expanded the kind of damages that may be awarded in certain medical malpractice cases in Virginia.
Mr. Simpson was first-chair representing a mother and
her 16-year old son against a negligent school bus driver for physical injuries the young man sustained in
a school bus accident. As chronicled on the front page of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, a three-day jury trial
resulted in a verdict that established important case precedent for citizens wishing to avoid certain
immunities often asserted by school bus drivers in Virginia.
Mr. Simpson represented a fourth year student of GMU who was
injured by a defective carnival ride that the University had engaged for a school-sponsored event. The
action was settled prior to trial for an undisclosed sum.
Mr. Simpson represented a 53 year old gentleman in a civil
action against a residential property management company when he was injured by a deck railing
Acting on a pro bono basis in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of
Virginia, Mr. Simpson represented the interests of several elderly citizens financially abused by a
confidence man that defrauded citizens, many of whom were disabled, of thousands of dollars. With the
assistance of Mr. Simpson, who was interviewed by News Channel 4 in connection with his efforts, the
man's attempt to avoid liability for his actions was overcome.