Simone McCormick

Simone McCormick

88 Kearny Street
10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: 415.788.1900
Fax: 415.393.8087

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  • Certificate in International Law
  • All Courts of the State of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law; member of Law Review, Jessup International Moot Court Team and Honors Program. Served as president of the International Law Society, a local chapter of ILSA.
  • Teaching degree and Magistra Artium degree in English Linguistics, Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Germany.

Simone McCormick


Simone McCormick represents businesses and professionals in products liability, malpractice claims as well as business disputes and employment matters. Ms. McCormick successfully handles disputes at all stages of litigation from inception to conclusion in state and federal court as well as in administrative proceedings. Ms. McCormick also counsels clients in compliance and risk management matters and in government investigations (e.g. privacy, data breach, HIPAA/HITECH, wage & hour, discrimination/harassment, elder abuse). Ms. McCormick represents each client with an eye towards sensible and effective resolution based on the specific objectives of the client. Ms. McCormick also assists clients in contractual matters, preparation of specifically tailored policies, procedures and handbooks and she conducts internal audits, trainings and investigations. Ms. McCormick is as breach coach and a certified CIPP/US.


Law firms must take steps to protect private client data, Daily Journal, Nov. 26, 2014

Anti-SLAPP in the Employment Investigation Context, Daily Journal, Oct. 22, 2013

Elder Abuse Tack-Ons, Daily Journal, Jun. 6, 2012

ASEM - A Promising Attempt to Overcome Protective Regionalism and Facilitate the Globalization of Trade, Annual Survey of International and Comparative Law, Volume X, 233 (2004)


2015 The Year of the Law Firm Hack: Why preserving privacy and data security is critical for law firms with Winston Krone of Kivu Consulting and Lara Forde at ePlace Solutions, Inc.

What Every Business Needs to Know about Privacy and Data Breach, January 2014, with James F. Monagle

Liability Concerns Arising from the Integration of Medical Devices into IT Networks, May 2013

Best Practices in Representing the Elderly, May 2013

New Challenges for Medical Device Manufacturers and Hospitals, October 2012

Best Practices to Prevent Elder Abuse, August 2012


Native German speaker

Professional Associations

Ms. McCormick serves on the Women in Business Committee of the German-American Business Association and is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California and the Bar Association of San Francisco.

Community Contributions

Ms. McCormick serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the German School of San Francisco and on the advisory committee for City College of San Francisco's Legal Studies Program. She is a volunteer advisor for Kids Nature Adventures LLC, a San Francisco-based nature camp for children. She participates in local and national running events to benefit various non-profit organizations. Ms. McCormick is co-founder and former member of the Board of Directors of Kinderhaus, Inc.

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