Simon

Former Judge Kenneth O. Simon has more than 30 years’ experience, as a judge and litigator. In 1984, he was selected as a White House Fellow and Special Assistant to Attorney General William French Smith. Later, as Assistant Director and Branch Chief of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement in Washington, D.C., Ken supervised federal securities law investigations. Ken has multi-state experience as a mediator and arbitrator in securities, tort, and business litigation, and has handled many complex cases as a special master. Ken has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America and Alabama SuperLawyers®, and is a member of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, the Academy of Court Appointed Masters and the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

Career Highlights 
The Best Lawyers in America© 2017
Walter P. Gewin Award for Outstanding Contribution to CLE in Alabama (2000)
Member, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
Alabama SuperLawyers®
AV® Preeminient Peer Review Rating, Matindale-Hubbell
Birmingham Business Journal, “Best of Birmingham Bar” in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Govermental Relations
B-Metro Magazine, “Stars of the Bar” Alternative Dispute Resolution
Fellow, Alabama Law Foundation
Fellow, Birmingham Bar Foundation
Academy of Court Appointed Masters
Community and Professional Activities 
Vice-Chair, University of South Alabama Board of Trustees
University of South Alabama Distinguished Alumni and Service Award (2007)
Former Board Chair, Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School
Former Board Chair, Cornerstone School of Alabama
American Bar Association, Member, Standing Committee on Mediation Ethical Guidance
Board Chair and Member, Jefferson County Judicial Commission (1999-2005)
Former Member, Executive Committee, Birmingham Bar Association
Chairman, Governor’s Tort Reform Advisory Committee (1999)
US Navy Reserve JAG Corps: Lieutenant Commander (1980-1986)
Bay Area Food Bank: Founding President
Birmingham Emmaus Community: Founding Community Lay Director
Fun Facts 
Enjoys eating at restaurants in various cities featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.
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