Sarah Simon
Associate / Chicago

P: 312-881-5193

Sarah works on a wide range of complex civil litigation matters in both federal and state courts. She has experience drafting dispositive motions and appellate briefs. Sarah calls on her prior experience as a writing teacher to distill complicated issues into accessible and persuasive arguments.

Sarah joins Goldman Ismail after clerking on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. As a clerk, she wrote bench memoranda, reviewed her co-clerks’ work product, and drafted judicial opinions.

Sarah received her J.D. from Stanford Law School. In law school, Sarah served on the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic team that achieved a unanimous victory for their client in Houston Community College v. Wilson. Sarah also has an M.A. in Teaching from Marian University. She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating summa cum laude. Sarah served as the lead fifth grade teacher at a charter school before beginning her career as an attorney. She still enjoys working with young people and, while in law school, coached a local high school debater to winning the 2022 debate national championship.

    • Associate, Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP
    • Stanford Law School (J.D.)
      • Articles Editor, Stanford Law Review
      • Gerald Gunther Prize for Outstanding Performance in Corporations, Advanced Civil Procedure, and Legal Research & Writing
      • W.A. Franke Fellow in Global Business Law
      • Teaching Assistant for Corporations and Federal Litigation
    • Marian University (M.A., Teaching)
    • University of Pennsylvania (B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude)
      • Phi Beta Kappa
      • Pi Sigma Alpha
      • University Scholar
    • Honorable Eric E. Murphy, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit