William H. Simon
William H. Simon is the professor of Law at Columbia Law School holding the Arthur Levitt Professor of Law; and Everett B. Birch Professor in Professional Responsibility chairs. Simon's areas of expertise are Professional responsibility and Social Policy. Simon holds a bachelor's degree from Princeton University and a JD from Harvard University. Simon is best known for his public stance against unethical lawyers selling unjustified written legal opinions to clients who use such dubious advice to escape criminal consequences of their actions.
- "The Market for Bad Legal Advice: Academic Professional Responsibility Consulting as An Example," Stanford Law Review (forthcoming 2008);
- "Wrongs of Ignorance and Ambiguity: Lawyer Responsibility for Collective Misconduct," Yale Journal of Regulation (2005);
- "Destabilization Rights: How Public Law Litigation Succeeds," Harvard Law Review (2004) (with Charles Sabel).
- "Columbia Law School - Full Time Faculty - William H. Simon". Retrieved May 30, 2008.
- Parloff, Roger (May 30, 2008). "Blowing the whistle on unethical lawyers ; Fortune Magazine". CNN. Retrieved May 30, 2008.
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