Sima is an associate in the Vorys Cincinnati office and a member of the corporate group.  She has extensive experience counseling multinational corporations on M&A, capital allocation, risk analysis, restructuring, financing and compliance, and private equity.  She has also drafted cross-border commercial agreements for multinational companies and commercial banks.

Representative transactions include:

  • Advising Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG), a leading provider of aircraft leasing and air cargo transportation and related services, in connection with its private offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 3.875% convertible senior notes due 2029
  • Representing Worthington Enterprises, Inc. in acquisition of outdoor cooking products business
  • Representing Snow Commerce, a leading ecommerce solution provider, in its acquisition by Printful
  • Representing Jones Fish Hatcheries & Distributors in its acquisitions of Aqua Services, Wisconsin Lake & Pond Resource and Advanced Technical Aquatic Control
  • Representing a retailer in connection with the upsize of its ABL facility to $600 million and a $30 million first in, last out (FILO) term loan facility
  • Representing national bank in connection with the upsize of a revolving line of credit to $15 million and a $12 million term loan to a consulting company

Sima previously was a sitting judge for the Court of Corporate, Commercial and Arbitration Disputes in Lebanon where she issued decisions regarding disputes in M&A, breaches of contract, accounting, finance, regulatory requirements, corporate governance, shareholder issues, intellectual property and antitrust.

Sima received her LL.M. from Columbia Law School, where she graduated as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and her BBA from the American University of Beirut.  She has also received a License en Droit from La Sagesse Université and a Judicial Research and Training Diploma from the Institute of Judicial Studies.

Sima is a native Arabic speaker and is proficient in French.

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Columbia Law School, LL.M., 2022, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar 

Institute of Judicial Studies, Judicial Research and Training Institute Diploma, 2019 

La Sagesse Université, License en Droit, 2011

American University of Beirut, BBA, 2011 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York 
  • Ohio practice temporarily authorized pending admission under Gov. Bar R. I, Sec. 19
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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