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Samuel R. Simkins Associate

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2016

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2016

  • Order of the Coif

Wayne State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2013

Samuel R. Simkins is an associate in Dykema's Products, Class Actions, and Professional Liabilities Litigation practice group. Prior to joining Dykema, Mr. Simkins served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Gerald E. Rosen, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

While in law school, Mr. Simkins was a senior member of the Moot Court Outside Competition Team where he competed in the Sports Law Invitational Competition hosted by Tulane University. Mr. Simkins was a Dean Scholar for all three years of law school and achieved the top scholar award in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Contracts I & II. He also received several merit scholarships, including the David Adamany Constitutional Law Scholar Award.

Memberships & Involvement

  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan

Community/Civic Activities

  • Woodward Village Neighborhood Association