Stephanie Simon

Stephanie Simon has experience in a wide variety of civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on commercial disputes and defense of complex class actions. She has represented a diverse group of clients in high-stakes matters involving antitrust, bankruptcy, trade secret, employment, securities, administrative law, contract and tort claims, as well as claims involving federal consumer-protection statutes, such as the FCRA, FCBA and TILA. In addition to her trial practice, Ms. Simon has extensive experience with appellate litigation. She has been involved in briefing and oral argument for matters in the Second, Fourth, Seventh and DC Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as the US Supreme Court.

Ms. Simon also maintains an active pro bono practice, including in areas of family, immigration and constitutional law. Ms. Simon represented Planned Parenthood in a challenge to a state law unconstitutionally barring local affiliates from participating as service providers in government-funded health care and education programs. She has also participated in drafting amicus briefs to the Supreme Court on issues such as LGBTQ rights, voting rights and election law, among others.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Simon served as a law clerk for the Hon. Amalya L. Kearse on the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Hon. Paul A. Engelmayer on the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. Ms. Simon graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she was Supreme Court Chair of the Harvard Law Review and a member of the winning team in the Ames Moot Court Competition.

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  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2012

      cum laude Supreme Court Chair, Harvard Law Review
    • BA, Political Science and History, University of Pennsylvania, 2009

      summa cum laude Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Paul A. Engelmayer, US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2013 - 2014

    • The Hon. Amalya L. Kearse, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2012 - 2013