Simon Kress

Simon Kress focuses his practice on complex litigation matters.  

While in law school, Mr. Kress completed a legal internship with the Drug Policy Alliance and worked as a clinic student at the New York Civil Liberties Union. Mr. Kress joined WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2017.

Prior to pursuing his law degree, Mr. Kress was assistant professor of English at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, where he was awarded 2013 Outstanding Teacher of the Year. He earned a PhD in English from Emory University. 

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  • Education

    • JD, New York University School of Law, 2018

      Notes Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics; Dean’s Scholar
    • PhD, English Literature, Emory University

    • BA, English Literature, Guilford College

  • Admissions

    • New York