Jeffrey B. Simon

Jeffrey B. Simon is a founding shareholder of Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC.

Mr. Simon was admitted to the bar in 1993, and is licensed in Texas, California and in New York. An experienced and skilled trial attorney, Jeffrey has enjoyed litigating toxic tort and pharmaceutical injury cases for many years. He graduated from The University of Texas School of Law in 1993. Prior to law school, Jeffrey graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude in 1990 from Colgate University.

Jeffrey has repeatedly been recognized by his peers for his excellence in trial law. For the years 2004 through 2014, he has been recognized among attorneys included in the Texas Super Lawyers listing in Texas Monthly Magazine, a distinction voted on by his peers throughout the state of Texas. Jeffrey served as president of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association in 2013. Jeffrey also serves on the executive board of directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and served in 2009 as a vice president of the organization. He is a Fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a distinction bestowed only upon those who have been primary counsel in a minimum of 25 cases tried to verdict. He enjoys sports and played varsity tennis for Colgate University.

Practice Areas

  • Toxic Torts
  • Mesothelioma/Asbestos
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1993, J.D.
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1990, B.A. Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Major: History

Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas (1993)
  • State Bar of New York (2005)
  • State Bar of California (2008)
  • USDC, Western District of Wisconsin (2012)

Honors and Distinctions

  • D Magazine’s Top Lawyers Under 40 (2003 – 2004)
  • Texas Super Lawyers (2004 – Present)
  • American Registry of Outstanding Professionals (2004 – 2007)
  • Texas Monthly, Top Attorneys in Texas (2006-2009, 2014-2016)
  • Listed in AM Law Daily – “Who Are the Top Plaintiff’s Lawyers?”
  • Chief Commissioner: Dallas County Special Civil Service Commission (2011-2013)
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers Award (2016)
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys, Lifetime Achievement (2016)
  • Worldwide Registry of Executives and Professionals, Lifetime Achievement

Professional Memberships

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, President (2015-16), Vice President
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, President (2013)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Fellowship Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas County Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, Member

Community Involvement

  • Dallas Holocaust Museum, Board Member (2011-2016)
  • The da Vinci School, Board Member (2012-2016)

Classes and Seminars Taught

  • Plaintiffs’ Asbestos Litigation Seminar (PALS) (2000-2016)
  • Asbestos Defense Cases, Mealey’s (2002 – 2003)
  • Page Keeton Civil Trial Conference (2005)
  • Perrin National Asbestos Litigation: Cutting Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Seminar (2009-2016)
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