Thomas J. (Tommy) Simendinger

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Business Representation

As a part of the firm’s Business Representation practice group, Thomas J. (Tommy) Simendinger draws on his experience in entrepreneurship and the sports industry to assist clients in navigating a broad range of business and legal issue relating to the creation, transfer, expansion, and sale of a business.

Prior to joining ASWD, Tommy worked closely with start-up businesses and entrepreneurs at the Kentucky Innovation Network and UpTech accelerator program by helping with matters ranging from the closing/winding down of companies to exploring uncharted avenues of follow-on funding. With this experience with entrepreneurs, Tommy understands their needs and the pace at which they expect results. Because of this, Tommy is uniquely suited to assisting any entrepreneur or small business owner with their legal or business issues.

In addition to his experience with entrepreneurs, Tommy has a deep background in the sports industry, having worked in many leagues and for many organizations in legal and business roles, including the NBA, NCAA, NFL, NASCAR, and USA Track and Field. Through these experiences, not only does Tommy have an extensive understanding of the problems facing sports executives and organizations but he also understands the needs of businesses and corporations in general.

If you are in need of a business attorney, please do not hesitate to contact Tommy at 859.394.6200 or by e-mail at

Estate Planning/Probate

In addition to practicing in the firm’s Business Representation group, Tommy also works in the firm’s Estate Planning & Probate practice group assisting clients with their estate planning needs, including wealth preservation, probate, succession of family businesses and trust administration. He is also adept at developing creative solutions to protect an individual’s or family’s current situation as well as their long-term plans.

If you are in need of an estate planning attorney, please do not hesitate to contact Tommy at 859.394.6200 or by e-mail at

Real Estate

Tommy also assists the Real Estate group with the acquisition, development and financing of real estate projects. From negotiating contracts to drafting easements and covenants, Tommy represents owners, buyers, developers, and builders by guiding them through a wide range of real estate issues, including title insurance, sales, land development, and more.

If you are in need of a real estate attorney, please do not hesitate to contact Tommy at 859.394.6200 or by e-mail at


“Regulation Crowdfunding: What Does It Mean for Northern Kentucky”, Published in Lex Loci, 2016.


Tommy currently lives in Covington with his wife, Samantha, and remains active in the local entrepreneurial ecosystem with continued involvement in the UpTech accelerator program. Additionally, he is on the steering committee for the Upstart Street Festival, an event celebrating and uniting entrepreneurs in Northern Kentucky and sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and Northern Kentucky Tri-Ed.


  • University of Kentucky (2011) (summa cum laude)
  • Indiana University – Bloomington Maurer School of Law (2015)

Admitted to Practice

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • American Bar Association