Simone has devoted her legal career to helping vulnerable populations navigate complex legal challenges. She currently represents clients in a variety of mass tort and employment law cases. Prior to law school, Simone worked as a microbiologist; her scientific background allows her to analyze and interpret various fact patterns that arise in mass tort practice, particularly regarding pharmaceuticals.
Representing Clients in Cases involving Sexual Abuse, Employment, and Mass Torts
Simone currently represents sexual abuse survivors who were abused by leaders and other actors within the Boy Scouts of America organization. She also represents cancer survivors who have suffered permanent and disfiguring alopecia as a result of using the chemotherapy drug Taxotere. Simone is also involved in spearheading mass arbitration on behalf of Amazon Flex workers, who have been denied the payment and other benefits that they are entitled to under the law.
Previous Work Experience and Education
Simone is a 2016 graduate of Texas A&M University School of Law, where she served as Executive Articles Editor for the Property Journal and worked as a summer clerk for Chief Justice Carolyn Wright of the 5th District Court of Appeals in Dallas, Texas. During her time in law school she was also a Research Assistant to Professor James McGrath and she researched healthcare laws and policies regarding transgender people in prisons. After graduating law school, Simone spent three years representing disabled individuals in Social Security Disability administrative hearings.
Simone received her Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Microbiology from University of Texas at Austin. While at the University of Texas at Austin she researched the evolution of viruses that infect bacteria. Afterwards, she worked as a microbiologist testing the efficacy of antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents before those products were sent to the FDA for approval. Simone also traveled to rural Panama for a medical mission trip where she helped set-up medical clinics in schoolyards in order to give women and children, who suffered from illness due to poor sanitization, access to medical care.