O’Melveny Worldwide

Taylor S. Simeone

Pro Bono Counsel

Areas of Focus
Areas of Focus

Taylor Simeone is O’Melveny’s Pro Bono Counsel, managing the Firm’s national and international pro bono program. She is a well-rounded litigator who represents clients across an array of industries, including technology, entertainment, insurance, and finance in high-stakes matters. Taylor’s experience includes complex civil cases in state and federal court from complaint to trial. She also spent several months working in-house for a client, where she learned how to best address the legal needs of a large company in a fast-moving environment. Taylor believes that effective advocacy requires strategic thinking, efficiency, and strong client relationships. 

Taylor also maintains an active pro bono docket. She has obtained asylum for five refugees and served as co-counsel to the ACLU in three constitutional challenges to state statutes in Kentucky and Arkansas.


Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • US District Courts, Central District of California
  • US Court of Appeals, Fifth and Sixth Circuits


  • Fordham University, J.D.: cum laude; Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar; Fordham Urban Law Journal; Dispute Resolution Society; Best Advocate in the Preliminary Rounds, William M. Tendy Trial Advocacy Competition; Honorable Mention for Best Oral Advocate, Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot
  • Hunter College, M.S., Education
  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A., Psychology