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Taylor Simeone

  • Litigation
Taylor Simeone

Representative Experience

Taylor Simeone is a well-rounded litigator who represents clients across an array of industries, including technology, entertainment, insurance, and finance in high-stakes matters. Taylor’s experience includes complex civil cases in state and federal court from complaint to trial. She also spent several months working in-house for a multinational investment bank and financial services company, where she developed internal compliance policies. Taylor believes that effective advocacy requires strategic thinking, efficiency, and strong client relationships.

Taylor is also passionate about protecting civil rights. She has obtained asylum for five refugees and served as co-counsel to the ACLU in three constitutional challenges to state statutes in Kentucky and Arkansas.

Selected representative matters include:

  • Represented multinational technology company pursuing trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, and employment-based claims resulting in substantial settlement*
  • Obtained summary judgment in First Amendment challenge to legislation compelling ideological speech*
  • Defended major airline in antitrust class action resulting in favorable settlement*
  • Defended multiple financial institutions in class action lawsuits alleging breach of fiduciary duties in retirement plan oversight*
  • Defended multiple financial institutions against allegations of aiding and abetting fraud where accounts were used to effect a Ponzi scheme*
  • Represented technology company in breach of patent license agreement resulting in favorable settlement*
  • Defended multiple IPO underwriters against breach of fiduciary duty claims in class action lawsuits*
  • Represented multinational financial institution in liquidation proceedings*
  • Represented public and private companies in SEC, FINRA, and DOJ investigations relating to securities and accounting fraud*
  • Represented hedge fund pursuing breach of contract against borrower for failure to repay multi-million dollar loan*
  • Represented bank against allegations of consumer fraud, resulting in Plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal*

* Matters handled prior to joining the Firm.

Practice Focus

  • Litigation 

Education

  • Fordham University, J.D., Cum Laude, 2014
    • Best Advocate in the Preliminary Rounds, William M. Tendy Trial Advocacy Competition
    • Honorable Mention for Best Oral Advocate, Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot
    • Fordham Urban Law Journal
    • Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar
  • Hunter College City University of New York, M.S., Cum Laude, 2011
  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 2009

Admitted

  • California
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

 

 

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