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Biography

Simon focuses on litigation matters, including contractual disputes, business torts and arbitration. He assists clients in bringing international commercial arbitration actions, prosecuting and defending U.S.-based breach of contract claims, conducting and responding to civil discovery, and preparing for trial-level and appellate civil suits. Simon graduated from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 2017, where he participated in the Children and Family Justice Center of the Bluhm Legal Clinic, helping clients petition for asylum.

Simon was a Summer Associate at Frost Brown Todd in Summer 2016. He worked as a part-time law clerk at Stowell & Friedman, Ltd., in Chicago, IL, a Plaintiff’s side employment civil rights firm, during his 3L year. Prior to law school, he was an associate consultant at Bain & Company, Inc. for two years in Boston, MA, where he conducted strategic due diligences, expert interviews and advised private equity firms on potential acquisitions.

Simon was born in Minsk, Belarus, and immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1990’s.

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Education

Law School

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., 2017
Cum Laude
Coordinating Comment Editor, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology

Undergraduate School 

University of Virginia, B.A., Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law & Sociology, 2012
Highest Honors

Clerkship

Simon served as a clerk for the court and judge below:

Judicial Extern for the Honorable Joan H. Lefkow, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Bar Membership

Simon is licensed to practice in the following state:

Ohio, 2017

Courts

Simon is admitted to practice before the following court:

U.S.D.C. Southern District of Ohio

Recogntion

Local & National Recognition

Coordinating Comment Editor, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, 2016-17

Jefferson Scholar, University of Virginia, 2008-12

Member, Raven Society, 2011-12

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Young Professionals Choral Collective of Cincinnati

Cincinnati Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

American Bar Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Ohio Center for Law-Related Education – Mock Trial Legal Advisor, Anderson High School team (2017-present)

Refugee Connect – Citizenship Workshop Coordinator

Street Law – Vice President for Membership & Training (2015-16)

Major Publications

Simon is an author of the following publications:

Finding a Right to Remain (May 2017) – Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy. http://scholarlycommons.law.northwestern.edu/njlsp/vol12/iss3/2/

Nationwide Class Action Settlement Scrutiny – ABA Section on Litigation Commercial & Business Litigation Committee’s Sound Advice Program. LINK