Simon Hansen has been on trial teams in more than 15 cases tried to verdict, including multiple cases in state and federal court that resulted in a complete defense verdict. In June 2019, Simon was part of the trial team that won a complete defense verdict in Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, which was a retrial of a $23.6 billion plaintiff's verdict (originally tried by another firm).
Simon is involved in Jones Day's nationwide defense of smoking and health lawsuits brought against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. At trial, he has cross-examined expert and fact witnesses, as well as argued motions and jury instructions to the court. Simon is experienced in many aspects of civil litigation, such as taking depositions, drafting pretrial and post-trial motions, and preparing and defending expert witnesses.
Simon maintains an active pro bono practice, including participating in Jones Day's Laredo Project. In his work on the Laredo Project, Simon has drafted briefs for numerous clients seeking asylum or other forms of immigration relief. Simon also serves as a Barrister in the Lamar Inn of Court.
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- Emory University (J.D. with honors 2013; Executive Managing Editor, Emory Law Journal); St. John's University, Minnesota (B.A. in History magna cum laude 2008)
- Georgia, Florida, and U.S. Virgin Islands