Biography

Simone M. Silva-Arrindell is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation department. Her practice focuses on state and federal complex commercial litigation, white-collar defense and investigations, and sports law. Her litigation practice includes disputes related to products liability, mortgage-backed securities, antitrust violations, unfair and deceptive consumer trade practices, and misappropriation of trade secrets. She also counsels clients in connection with Department of Justice and state Attorney General investigations, conducts internal investigations, and assists a third-party arbitrator in connection with disputes involving professional athletes, players associations, and team personnel.

Ms. Silva-Arrindell is actively involved in the Firm’s pro bono practice where she represents individuals in federal class action litigation, criminal appeals, and administrative hearings. She also mentors and coaches New York City high school students participating in moot court and mock trial competitions. Ms. Silva-Arrindell was selected as a fellow for the New York City Bar Association’s 2020 Associate Leadership Institute. In 2017, the New York County Lawyers Association awarded her for her outstanding work and dedication to pro bono services.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Silva-Arrindell served as a law clerk for The Honorable Esther Salas of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and her B.S., magna cum laude, from Rutgers University.

Representative Matters

Assisting a third-party arbitrator in connection with disputes between professional sports leagues, players associations, and team personnel.

Representing an automobile manufacturer in a products liability class action.

Representing a financial guarantee insurer in litigation against originators and sponsors of mortgage-backed securities.

Representing a major medical device manufacturer in connection with a civil Department of Justice investigation.

Representing a European organization in connection with a putative class action alleging violations of the Sherman Act and the Commodity Exchange Act based on alleged manipulation of the precious metals market.

Representing a pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer in connection with a state court action alleging claims of unfair and deceptive consumer trade practices.

Conducted an internal investigation on behalf of a healthcare organization into a sensitive data breach.

Represented an endodontics company defending against claims of breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition.

Pro Bono

Representing an individual challenging a criminal conviction before the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division.

Representing a group of nursing home residents challenging constitutional and statutory violations in the administration of the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Waiver Program by the New York State Department of Health and its contractor.

Conducting an internal investigation on behalf of public interest organization.

Successfully obtained the removal of a client’s name from the New York State Central Register.

Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York 
  • New York
  • New Jersey
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