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Samuel H. Simon leads the litigation group at Houston Harbaugh. Working in all areas of civil law with a particular focus on commercial/business litigation, Simon regularly represents clients in the construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and wholesale/retail/ distribution industries, as well as individuals in matters such as construction litigation, environmental litigation, breach of contract disputes, negligence, restrictive covenants, civil rights, collections/creditors' rights, and lease disputes. He also represents architects and engineers in such matters as faulty design specifications and design negligence.

Prior to joining Houston Harbaugh, Simon practiced law in the state of Ohio for eight years where he handled business disputes as well as defense of civil rights for government employees. He also served as an assistant attorney general for the State of Ohio and represented a number of governmental agencies, including the Ohio Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors, the Ohio Division of Securities, and the Ohio Division of Real Estate. While an assistant attorney general, he was awarded the Jeffrey Goldsmith Outstanding Attorney Award by the Business and Government Regulations Section of the Ohio Attorney General's Office.

Simon serves as an adjunct professor in Duquesne University School of Law supervising the Federal Litigation Clinic.


  • University of Akron, J.D. Law Review
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.S.

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Federal Litigation Clinic