Chris Simmons is a paralegal with Gray Plant Mooty’s Franchise & Distribution Practice Group. He maintains document production, drafts pleadings and discovery documents, reviews financial materials, creates and manages inventory databases, and serves as a key liaison between attorneys, clients, and franchisees. Chris also assists GPM's franchise litigators by preparing pleadings in various stages of federal and state court litigation, conducting legal research, and obtaining documents from parties and nonparties.
Chris offers clients a seasoned perspective informed by more than two decades of experience as a paralegal. Before practicing in the legal industry, Chris served as a paralegal in the U.S. Navy’s Staff Judge Advocate Office, Naval Legal Service Office, and afloat commands.