Simeon S. Poles helps clients in a range of industries navigate complex commercial litigation disputes, including those involving data privacy, cybersecurity, and technology issues, regulatory matters involving banking and antitrust, and class action litigation. He has experience with matters heard in both state and federal courts, and he has participated in every stage of the life-cycle of a case: from the inception of litigation through discovery and all the way to the courtroom.
Simeon is a member of the firm’s Commercial, Securities and Antitrust Litigation Division, as well as a member of the firm’s interdisciplinary Privacy and Data Protection subgroup. He also participates in the firm’s robust pro bono program, and has handled a variety of matters that includes second-chair representation at proceedings in federal court under the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction to reunite a father with his abducted daughter.
Additionally, Simeon serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Prison Society, an organization established in 1787 and invested with authority under Pennsylvania law to oversee the conditions of the Commonwealth’s prisons and to help ensure the humane treatment of its prisoners.
Simeon served as law clerk to the Hon. Gerald A. McHugh of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for the 2019-2020 term.
Simeon is a 2017 graduate of the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, where he was a Staff Writer for the Villanova Environmental Law Journal, received the Arthur J. Kania Prize in Professional Ethics, and was elected by his peers to be Student Speaker at the commencement ceremony.