Over the course of his 20-year career, Ron has recovered over $600,000,000 for victims nationwide. He has achieved over 100 settlements in excess of one million dollars, including several record-setting recoveries on behalf of his clients in numerous courts across the United States.
Ron’s groundbreaking work on behalf of victims in several recent national food borne illness outbreaks (Peter Pan peanut butter, Castleberry’s chili, Nestle cookie dough, Kellogg crackers, Subway sandwiches, Wright County eggs, and Jensen Farms cantaloupes, to name a few) have been featured on NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX and virtually all other major television networks and print media. He has represented over 5000 victims of food-borne outbreaks in the past five years alone.
Ron has been voted a “Texas Super Lawyer” by his peers, and a “Top Lawyer For the People.” He also holds an “AV” Peer Review rating for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability – the highest rating available.
By virtue of his expertise in food-poisoning cases, Ron is routinely interviewed by television and print media, and he frequently serves as an invited speaker at food-borne illness conferences across the United States.
Ron’s articles on ongoing food poisoning outbreaks and related litigation – as featured at www.foodpoisoningnews.com – have been viewed by readers in over 180 countries.
Through litigation, media commentary, and his food poisoning publications, Mr. Simon relentlessly challenges food companies to do a better job in making our food safe.
Ron was raised in Baytown, Texas. He graduated from Baytown Lee High School in 1986. He attended the University of Texas in Austin, where he received his bachelor’s degree in the Civil Engineering Honors Program in 1990 (graduating #5 in his class), and his J.D. in 1993.
Ron is married to his college sweetheart, Sarah. They have three children – Jessica, Ashley, and Jordan.