Trial Lawyer Douglas Simek Joins HPTY’s Dallas Office
DALLAS, July 25, 2018 – Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP (HPTY) is pleased to announce that Douglas R. Simek has joined the firm in the Dallas office.
“We are delighted to have Doug join us,” said Edward Slaughter, chair of the toxic tort group and partner-in-charge of the Dallas office. “He adds depth to our national group and strengthens a deep bench of trial lawyers.”
Simek brings more than 15 years of experience as a trial lawyer and litigator defending corporations in product liability and toxic tort litigation. He has extensive experience representing manufacturers and distributors of products in the automotive, aviation, industrial, and consumer markets.
Prior to joining HPTY, Simek was a shareholder at Sutter O’Connell Co. in Cleveland, Ohio. He is licensed and practices law in Ohio and Tennessee.
Simek received his undergraduate degree in 1998 from the University of Dayton and his law degree in 2002 from Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
About Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP
Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP is a national defense litigation firm that has represented many of the largest and most well-known companies in high-risk litigation and business disputes. The 250-strong litigation team works with clients to develop winning defense strategies and, if necessary, try cases to verdict in all 50 states.