Jeffrey Simon

Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC
1201 Elm Street Suite 3400
Dallas, TX 75270
(214) 276-7680
www.sgpblaw.com


 

Jeffrey B. Simon is a founding partner of SIMON GREENSTONE PANATIER, PC.  Jeffrey was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1993, and is licensed to practice law in Texas, California and New York.  An experienced and skilled trial attorney, Jeffrey has excelled at litigating toxic tort and pharmaceutical injury cases for many years after graduating from The University of Texas School of Law in 1993.  Prior to law school, Jeffrey graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude in 1990 from Colgate University, where he also played varsity tennis.

 

Jeffrey has repeatedly been recognized by his peers for his excellence in trial law. This year, Jeffrey was ranked one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in America by The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.  In 2016 and 2017, he was named one of America’s Top 100 Plaintiff Attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers Association.  He has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine each year for over ten years, and was the 2016 President of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. In 2013, the Trial Lawyers Roundtable named Jeffrey one of America’s 100 Most Influential Trial Lawyers.  Jeffrey is a Past President of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association (2013) and is a Fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a distinction bestowed only upon those who have been lead counsel in a minimum of 25 cases tried to completion.

 

 

Areas of Practice

Toxic Torts
Asbestos
Benzene
Pharmaceutical Drugs
Mesothelioma
Commercial Litigation

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1993
New York, 2005
California, 2008

Education

The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1993 J.D.
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, USA, 1990 B.A.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Major: History
Varsity Letterman - Tennis

Classes & Seminars Taught

Page Keeton Civil Trial Conference, 2005
Plaintiffs' Asbestos Litigation Seminar, 2000-2012
Cutting Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Seminar 2009-2017

Perrin Opioid Litigation Seminar 2018-2019

 

 

Professional Associations & Memberships

Chair: Plaintiff’s Steering Committee of Texas Opioid MDL

American Bar Association

Dallas County Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
ABOTA Fellowship Member
Chief Commissioner: Dallas County Special Civil Service Commission 2011-2013

Previous Employment Positions

Waters & Kraus, LLP, Partner (2000-2005)
The Simon Law Firm, P.C., President (1997-2002)
Baron & Budd, P.C., Associate (1993-1997)

Fraternal Organizations

Phi Delta Theta