J. Stephen (“Steve”) Simms

J. Stephen (“Steve”) Simms is Principal of Simms Showers LLP.  He chairs IBIAs’ Legal Working Group and is Legal Advisor to SEA/LNG.

Simms Showers is one of the world’s most active law firms working in the area of bunker trader, broker and supplier representation.

 Mr. Simms was selected for the U.S. Department of Justice, Honor Law Graduates Program and was a federal prosecutor and Editor‑in‑Chief of the Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business at Northwestern University School of Law (Chicago).  He holds an M.A., International Studies from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and B.A. International Studies from The Johns Hopkins University.

He is the Husband of his wife of 33 years, Denise, and Dad of daughter Alison and son John, and of Benson the Coton de Tulear (the royal dog of Madagascar, somewhat removed from actual royalty).

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