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Simpson, Simpson & Mercer, P.A.

200 N. Spring Street
Searcy, Arkansas 72143
Tel: (866) 941-1875

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Searcy lawyer

Clay Eliot Simpson

Email: csimpson@ssmlaw.net | Phone: (866) 941-1875 | Fax: (501) 279-0808

Clay Simpson has already had a very full legal career, having held several positions with wide-ranging responsibilities.

Former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the Sixth Judicial District, Little Rock

  • Crimes against persons
    • Murder
    • Negligent homicide
    • Aggravated robbery
    • Rape
    • Battery
    • Assault
  • Crimes involving the manufacturing, distribution, and possession of drugs
    • Methamphetamine
    • Heroin
    • Cocaine
    • LSD
    • Ecstacy
    • Marijuana
  • Crimes involving property
    • Theft of property
    • Theft by receiving
    • Theft by deception
    • Arson
    • Breaking and entering
    • Residential and commercial burglary
    • Criminal mischief

Former Chief Counsel for the Arkansas Insurance Department Criminal Investigative Division, Little Rock

  • Managed the division’s attorneys and litigation on day-to-day basis
  • Prosecuted various crimes throughout the state involving insurance fraud
  • Actively participated in the investigation and jury and bench trials of criminal defendants
  • Prosecuted one of the largest staged auto collision rings in Arkansas history, with the jury sentencing of participants to 77 years in prison

Former General Counsel of Transamerica Worksite Marketing, Little Rock

  • Managed litigation for a $400 million division of this global insurance company
  • Advised division president, chief operation officer, chief marketing officer, and other division officers of various legal strategies concerning business operations
  • Provided legal support involving various business issues to department supervisors of contracts, customer service, claims, marketing, actuary, IT, and new business and to division sales agents

Practice areas

  • Criminal law—state and federal
  • General civil litigation
  • Causes of action
  • Contracts
  • Domestic relations
  • Personal injury

Education 

  • University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, J.D., 1995
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, M.B.A., 2003
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, B.A., History, 1992

Professional associations and memberships 

  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • White County Bar Association

Hobbies and community activities

Clay enjoys sports, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

Aggressive legal representation in civil and criminal law

Put our energetic, determined lawyers to work for you.  Contact Simpson, Simpson & Mercer online—or call 866-941-1875—today.

Your initial consultation is free.