Norman C. Simon is a trial lawyer
whose work has also included
notable leadership roles in
LGBTQ legal circles.
Norman is a partner with Kramer Levin
Naftalis & Frankel LLP and serves as
co-chair of Kramer Levin’s advertising
litigation group. He works on behalf of
brands in false advertising cases and
he has long worked as an advertising
Norm’s other commercial litigation
experience includes employment,
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
contract and licensing disputes, and
Norm has complemented his
successful corporate work with an
impactful pro bono practice, playing
a role in prominent LGBTQ rights cases
of the past decade. Most recently,
Norm was an author of an amicus brief
on behalf of numerous major religious
organizations in the Bostock v. Clayton
County Supreme Court case.
Norm authored amicus briefs other
major LGBTQ-related Supreme Court
cases, including Lawrence v. Texas, US
v. Windsor, and Obergefell v. Hodges.
Norm also led a team of Kramer Levin
lawyers in the litigation seeking marriage
equality under the New York State
Norm was previously the chair of the
board of the Empire State Pride Agenda
and has served for years on Lambda
Legal’s national leadership council.
He is also a member of the LGBT Bar
Association of New York.
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