Nikki Lewis Simon: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Nikki Lewis Simon

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Labor & Employment Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0567
Fax: 305.961.5567
University Florida A & M University, B.A., Journalism, cum laude, 1994 Reporter, The FAMUAN; DJ, WANM 90.5 FM The Voice of Florida A&M University; Member, Moot Court Board
Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999; Member, University of Miami Law Review
Admitted1999, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Professional & Community Involvement

•fellow, Florida Bar Leadership Academy, South Branch, 2013-2014
•Participant, Leadership Broward, Class XXXII
•Member, American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation Sections
•Member, National Bar Association, Commercial Law Section
•Member, National Association of Women Lawyers
•Member, The Florida Bar, Federal Court Practice Committee
•Member, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Standing Black History Month Committee
•Board Member, Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association
•Liaison, Women's Initiative, Greenberg Traurig (Miami)
•Steering Committee, 2011 Women's Business Forum (Chicago)
•Steering Committee, 2012 Women's Business Forum (South Florida)
•Member, Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter NBA
•Member, Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association
•Charter Member, South Broward Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
•Board of Directors, Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade County, 2011-2012
•Co-Career Development Liaison, Greenberg Traurig (Miami), Associate Development Program, 2010-2012
•Board of Trustees, Mercy Hospital, 2009-2011
•Secretary and Board Member, The Fountain of New Life, 2007-2011

BornWashington, D.C., May 15, 1972

Nikki Lewis Simon serves as the firm's Director of Client Development and Corporate Social Responsibility. As part of this evolving role, Nikki works to strategically align the firm's diversity and inclusion programming and initiatives with client needs thereby serving as an integral component of the business development function on a global scale, as well as to expand the current efforts of the firm's diversity initiatives in collaboration with cross-firm stakeholders, among other things. Prior to joining the business side of the firm, Nikki represented her cross-industry clients' business objectives by protecting their capital, whether human, intellectual or financial, against claims of wrongdoing in complex commercial litigation matters that span the full panoply of issues targeting businesses' corporate character and brand, like claims for discrimination, defamation, fraud and misrepresentation, professional negligence and malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, securities law violations and wrongful death.

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

08.31.15 Greenberg Traurig Sponsors Corporate Counsel Women of Color Conference
06.23.15 Greenberg Traurig's Tracy L. Gerber to Speak at FAWL's 'Creating Your Blueprint for Leadership' CLE Event Hosted in Conjunction with The Florida Bar's Annual Meeting
01.21.15 51 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized by South Florida Legal Guide
09.08.14 Greenberg Traurig Labor & Employment Practice Receives Multiple Recognitions
08.06.14 Four Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Lawyers of Color Second Annual Hot List
05.20.14 Greenberg Traurig's Nikki Lewis Simon and Jonathan M. Perry Named to 'Most Powerful Black Professionals in Business and Industry for 2014'
05.23.13 Greenberg Traurig Litigation Attorney Nikki Lewis Simon Accepted to The Florida Bar Leadership Academy Training Program
08.23.12 Greenberg Traurig's Nikki Lewis Simon Named One of South Florida's 25 Most Influential & Prominent Black Women in Business by Legacy magazine
07.20.12 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Listed as Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine
04.19.12 Kim M. Keenan of NAACP Honored with Diana P. Scott Integrity In Action Award at the 2012 Greenberg Traurig Women's Business Forum


05.04.12 Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions: EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance and Best Practices

Articles, Publications, & Lectures


•Quoted, Legal Business Development: A Plan with Courage and Faith, In Black and White Blog, October 18, 2011
•Quoted, Diversity - Law Firms Promoting Minorities, But Not Enough for Some, Daily Business Review, April 22, 2009


•Panelist, Women in Leadership Breakfast: Link, Leverage, Lead, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Greater Miami Chapter, Miami, FL, April 2012
•Co-Presenter, Friend Me... or Better Not: The Judiciary's Dilemma with Social Media and the Right to a Fair Trial, Client Presentation, Oak Brook, IL, March 2012
•Panelist, Corporate Restructuring: Is Anyone Recession Proof? National Bar Association, Miami, FL, February 2012
•Speaker, My Life as a Lawyer, Dorsey High School, Los Angeles, CA, October 2011
•Faculty Leader, Navigating the Politics of Law Firm Life, Corporate Leadership Forum Academy, NBA, Baltimore, MD, August 2011
•Presenter, How Building a Book of Business is Power, GT's Miami Office Women's Initiative Quarterly Meeting, Miami, FL, July 2011
•Co-Presenter, Social Media in the Workplace, Friend or Foe?, Client Presentation, Juno Beach, FL, June 2011
•Panelist, Networking and Business Development: A Few of Your Most Favorite Things, Minority Corporate Counsel Association, New York, NY, November 2010
•Co-Presenter, Capitalizing on Your Strengths & Differences, South Florida BLSA Summit, Coral Gables, FL, November 2010
•Panelist, Climbing the Ladder of Success in Stilettos, The Fountain of Pembroke Pines, Inc., Pembroke Pines, FL, September 2009

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up and Comer, 2015
•Team Member, a Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 and 2013
•Listed, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, 2012
•Selected, Legacy Miami magazine and Miami Herald Legacy Legal Leader, 2012
•Winner, Profiles in Diversity Journal, Women Worth Watching Award, 2012

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#847 in weekly profile views out of 11,842 lawyers in Miami, Florida
#100,525 in weekly profile views out of 1,726,728 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Nikki Lewis Simon

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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