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Assistant Professor of Law, University of Georgia

Lindsey Simon joined the University of Georgia School of Law faculty in the fall of 2018 as an assistant professor, after serving as a visiting faculty member. Her research focuses on the bankruptcy system, drawing concepts from bankruptcy structure and procedure to address broader institutional design challenges. Her course load will include Bankruptcy, Secured Transactions and the Bankruptcy Practice Seminar.

Previously, Simon was an associate at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, where her practice involved a mix of commercial litigation and corporate restructuring matters. She represented corporations and individuals in state and federal litigation, both in and out of the bankruptcy context. In 2017, Simon was selected for an in-house secondment at Mercedes-Benz USA, where she structured commercial transactions and evaluated contracts to mitigate legal risk. She also practiced at a litigation boutique in Chicago, Illinois, and served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Beverly B. Martin on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Additionally, she taught as an adjunct professor at the Georgia State University College of Law.

Simon earned her law degree magna cum laude from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and obtained her Bachelor of Music magna cum laude and her Master of Education from Vanderbilt University.

She is an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Hispanic National Bar Association. She serves as community service co-chair for the Georgia Network of the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation and as a member of the board of directors of Georgia Latino Law Foundation.


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    Assistant Professor of Law, University of Georgia