Patrick H. Sims - Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O

Patrick H. Sims

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 251-415-7304

Mr. Sims is a partner in the firm’s office in Mobile, where he was born in 1949. After graduation from law school, he served as law clerk to Hon. Frank M. Johnson, Jr. in the Middle District of Alabama. He was a United States Magistrate for the Southern District of Alabama from 1981 to 1986, and has continued to work with the federal court, twice chairing the applicant Screening Committee for Magistrate Judge positions and serving as chair of the founding board of the southern district Federal Defender organization.

Since joining the firm in 1987 Pat’s practice has focused on civil litigation, in aviation and accident and employment matters, as well as a broader array of complex cases involving international law, constitutional claims and major contract disputes, as well as related appeals.

Mr. Sims also has an active ADR workload as a member of the American Arbitration Association commercial panel and a mediator on the state and federal court panels. He is also a frequent lecturer on federal procedure, tort law and arbitration. He is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, the Alabama District Courts, and the Alabama Supreme Court.

The University of AlabamaThe University of Alabama School of LawJ.D.

Client Comments

"The timely response and the attention to details reassured me that using Pat Sims was the right choice for me and my company. I would gladly refer him and his firm to my associates."

-William (Benny) Chinnis
Southern Fastener LLC

Office Location

63 South Royal Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 2906
Mobile, AL 36652-2906
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Mobile Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Mobile Metro Area
Patrick H. Sims has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Patrick H. Sims has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment