Sharnell S.Simon


Atlanta + 1.404.581.8041

Sharnell Simon represents individual and corporate clients in a wide range of constitutional matters and civil commercial and business litigation disputes in state and federal courts. In addition to advising clients on litigation issues, Sharnell has experience handling numerous stages of litigation, including filing and responding to lawsuits, complex factual investigation, engaging in all aspects of discovery, dispositive and non-dispositive motions practice, and settlement negotiations. Sharnell's experience also includes successfully leading corporate clients through a real estate closing and a breach of contract lawsuit resulting in the client receiving all money owed plus attorney's fees.

Sharnell has significant experience in internal and government investigations, both in the United States and abroad, including managing sizeable document reviews, conducting witness interviews, and drafting legal analyses. She also counsels clients on compliance and remediation measures.

Sharnell maintains an active pro bono practice. She has played vital roles in two successful asylum trials as part of the Firm's Border Project and continues to represent immigrant clients in various immigration matters. Sharnell also is part of the Firm's Hate Crimes Task Force, Constitutional Policing and Civil Justice Reform Initiative, and Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative.

Sharnell currently serves on the State Bar of Georgia Access to Justice Committee and the Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) Ambassador's Leadership Council.


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