RACHEL ELLEN SIMON, ASSOCIATE
Ms. Simon’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts. Her cases have included class actions, contract disputes, and complex family law matters. Ms. Simon also has experience advising law firms on professional liability matters and civil rights organizations on election law issues.
B.A., Carleton College, Theater Arts, 2011.
Graduated summa cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
M.A., Appalachian State University, Appalachian Studies/Sustainable Development, 2014.
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2017.
Pro Bono Award, Class of 2017
Law and Public Service Program Fellow
Managing Board, Virginia Environmental Law Journal
Admitted to the Illinois Bar, 2017.
Law clerk to the late Hon. Pamela L. Reeves, U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 2017-2018.
Staff law clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2018-2020.
Admitted to the bars of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
ISBA’s Young Lawyers Division Section Council for 2021-2022
7th Circuit Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Lakeview Pantry, Young Leaders Board
Chicago Public Library Foundation, Associate Council