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.
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., 2017, cum laude
Coordinating Comment Editor, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology
University of Virginia, B.A., Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law & Sociology, 2012
Jefferson Scholar, University of Virginia, 2008-12
Member, Raven Society, 2011-12
Judicial Extern for the Honorable Joan H. Lefkow, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
Cincinnati Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
American Bar Association
Young Professionals Choral Collective of Cincinnati
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)
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
September 11, 2020