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Updated 8/31/2010
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Moffatt Thomas Barrett Rock & Fields, Chtd.

101 South Capitol Boulevard
10th Floor
Post Office Box 829
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: (208) 385-5458
Fax: (208) 385-5384
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Year Joined Organization: 2002

Lawyer Overview

Prior to joining the firm in 2002, Mr. Simko spent seven years (1984 to 1991) as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Sunshine Mining and Refining Company, and ten years as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, retiring in 2001 to re-enter the private practice of law. He was Commissioner of the Idaho State Bar from 1978 to 1981, and President in 1981. He was also President of the Silver Institute, a trade association of miners and refiners of silver from the U. S., Canada, South America, and Europe from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Simko is a Martindale-Hubble AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 rated attorney.

Mr. Simko's extensive background includes private practice from 1967 to 1984 where his expertise was in the areas of corporate law, securities litigation, and mining. At Moffatt Thomas his practice is centered on corporate law, public offerings, private placements, business combinations, and debt restructuring.

Mr. Simko is a 1966 graduate of the University of Idaho Law School.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Public Offerings
  • Private Placements
  • Business Combinations
  • Debt Restructuring

West Practice Categories

Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Organizations, Reorganizations, Securities Law, Private Placements, Public Offerings


Past Employment Positions

  • Sunshine Mining and Refining Company, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, 1984 - 1991
  • Sunshine Mining and Refining Company, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


  • University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho, 1966
Office Information


101 South Capitol Boulevard
10th Floor
Post Office Box 829
Boise, ID 83702


(208) 385-5458


(208) 385-5384


Contact Us


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