John G. Simon

John G. Simon

Trial Lawyer

The Simon Law Firm, P.C.

800 Market St., Suite 1700

St. Louis, MO 63101

Key Facts

Legal and Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Executive Committee, President 2018-2019

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Executive Committee, President-Elect 2017-2018

  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys® for Missouri, Lifetime Achievement

  • National Academy of Jurisprudence, 2016

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Executive Committee, Vice President 2016-2017

  • Pound Civil Justice Institute, Supporting Fellow, 2015

  • The Inner Circle of Advocates (100 Top Plaintiff Attorneys in the U.S.) 2014-present

  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Founding Member, 2014-present

  • Global Directory of Who’s Who, 2014-present

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2011-present

  • Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2014-present

  • American Inns of Court, 2011-present

  • Theodore McMillian American Inns of Court, St. Louis, Founding Member, 2011-present

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2009-present

  • American Trial Lawyers Association, 2009-present

  • The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, 2008-present

  • American Association for Justice, 2003-present

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Board of Governors, 2003

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2001-present

  • Martindale-Hubbell® Rating: AV, 1996-present

  • Arkansas State Bar Association, 1992-present

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1990-present

  • Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers, 1990-present

  • Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers Board of Governors, 1991-present

  • St. Louis County Bar Association, 1990-present

  • St. Clair County Bar Association, 1990-present

  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis, 1990-present

  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy Advocates Association, 1989-present

  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1987-present

  • Bar Association of the Metropolitan St. Louis, 1987-present

  • The Missouri State Bar Association, 1986-present

  • American Bar Foundation

  • American Bar Association

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

  • Litigation Counsel of America: Barrister, Order of Centurions

  • Litigation Counsel of America: Advocate, Order of Certus

  • Litigation Counsel of America: Member, Trial Law Institute

  • Litigation Counsel of America: Member, Diversity Law Institute

  • 2021 Chambers USA – Band 1


Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America® 2005-present

  • The Inner Circle of Advocates (100 Top Plaintiff Attorneys in the U.S.) 2014-present

  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2014-present

  • AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell® 1996-present

  • Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs in St. Louis 2020

  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Top 10 Attorneys 2009, and 2013-2019

  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Top 50 for St. Louis, 2006-2019

  • Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in St. Louis 2018

  • Best Lawyers in America® St. Louis Product Liability Lawyer of the Year 2015, 2018

  • St. Louis Magazine Lawyer of the Year 2016

  • SLU Law Order of Fleur de Lis Hall of Fame 2016

  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s Robert Walston Chubb Award 2016

  • Corporate LiveWire Product Liability Lawyer of the Year for Missouri 2016

  • Best Lawyers in America® St. Louis Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year 2016

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Distinguished Lawyer Award 2015

  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Defenders of Justice Award 2015

  • ACQ5 Law Award Missouri Product Liability Lawyer of the Year 2014

  • American Society of Legal Advocates Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in Missouri 2013

  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Equal Justice Award 2013

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis President’s Distinguished Service Award 2013

  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly Influential Appellate Award 2011

  • Best Lawyers in America® St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year 2011

  • St. Louis Bar Foundation Golden Anniversary Fellow 2010

  • St. Louis Bar Foundation Spirit of Justice Award – Inaugural Year 2009

  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Special Services Award 2007

  • The American Trial Lawyers Association Top 100

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis President’s Outstanding Service Award

  • Riverfront Times Best Lawyer in St. Louis

  • Best Lawyers in America® Personal Injury for 11 years

  • Included in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list since 2005


Biography

John G. Simon’s work as Managing Partner at The Simon Law Firm has resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars for past clients. Well-respected in his field, John’s career includes several published works, frequent community involvement, and the role of adjunct professor at Saint Louis University School of Law. For 30 years, John Simon has devoted himself to fighting for the victims of negligence in St. Louis and across the nation. John’s conviction and passion for the law form the cornerstone of our practice. His belief in the power of hard work, persistence, and dedication allows him and his fellow attorneys to achieve incredible results. Above all, he knows that a group of committed individuals working together can accomplish great things—that’s the heart of his firm.

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