TB Challenge Round I: Final Update


Thompson Burton is very proud of its participants in the firm’s first round of TB Challenges. Each of these individuals worked very hard to accomplish difficult goals, and whether they fully accomplished each goal or not, we are proud of their commitment to publicly challenge themselves and get out of their comfort zones. Congratulations! Jennifer Lankford’s TB Challenge: compete in a Mud Run 5k and a 10k before September 28th. Final Update from Jennifer: I completed my 5k on September 5th, and a 15K (3 miles longer than the actual goal!) later in September. It was challenging, but I loved it. I used the TB Challenge money to go to Maine, where Brent (my husband) and I had an absolutely fabulous time. There was great lobster, beautiful leaves, and lots of hiking. Attached is a picture of the sunrise at Cadillac Mountain, where the sun is first seen in the U.S. during […]

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Thompson Burton, PLLC Adds Employment Lawyer J.K. Simms


Thompson Burton, PLLC Adds Employment Lawyer J.K. Simms The rapidly growing law firm of Thompson Burton, PLLC, has launched an Employment Law practice with its announcement that J.K. Simms has joined the firm as a partner and will lead the firm’s employment law practice. J.K.’s proven background in employment law will expand Thompson Burton’s ability to serve its clients both from a litigation avoidance and litigation defense standpoint. J.K. comes to Thompson Burton after having led and served as Chair of a Labor and Employment Practice Group at the Nashville law firm of Cornelius & Collins, LLP since 2007. J.K. brings extensive experience representing companies and individuals at the state level throughout the State of Tennessee and in every federal court district in the State of Tennessee.  He has also handled appeals at the state and federal level, including arguing an appeal before a sixteen-judge en banc panel at the […]

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