Elizabeth T. Simon

Elizabeth Treubert Simon is an ethics lawyer in the Office of General Counsel. She advises on a wide range of ethics and compliance-related matters to support Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s offices worldwide. Ms. Simon currently serves on the D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee and the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Discipline.

Ms. Simon is involved in issues impacting firm risk management and client relations. Among other areas, these include resolving conflict-of-interest situations, advising on ethical questions, and assisting in the development of firm policies to support ethics and compliance best practices.

Ms. Simon is an experienced litigator and legal ethics advisor, having spent her legal career representing clients in commercial and business litigation and appeals, including cases involving insurance coverage, professional liability, intellectual property, business torts and legal ethics.

Prior to joining Akin Gump, Ms. Simon was a litigator in the District of Columbia and New York. As a legal ethics advisor, Ms. Simon counseled lawyers and bar applicants on legal ethics matters, including disciplinary proceedings, fee disputes and bar admissions. She has represented clients in the disciplinary process in the District of Columbia and Maryland and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and in District of Columbia fee dispute arbitrations. Ms. Simon speaks and writes extensively on ethics issues.

Ms. Simon is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia, Maryland, New York and Virginia. She is admitted to the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the 4th Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia, District of Maryland, Eastern District of Virginia, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Litigation and 2) Ethics
Law School Albany Law School (J.D.,1998)
Education University of Pennsylvania (M.S.,1993,B.S.,1990)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia State Bar Associations,New York State Bar Associations,Maryland State Bar Associations,Virginia State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethtsimon
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