Carol Warren Simon Managing Director

Carol Simon - Legal Recruiter San Francisco & Palo Alto

I approach my work with uncommon integrity and sincerity, bringing significant value to my clients while guiding the candidate process with warmth, honesty and respect. I strive to understand the important aspects of my clients’ needs, as well as the strengths and goals of the candidates I meet, to make placements that are highly successful for all concerned.

Carol Warren Simon is a Managing Director in the San Francisco and Palo Alto offices. She enjoys searches across all disciplines but focuses particularly on intellectual property, compliance, regulatory, and commercial searches.

Carol was born and raised in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and has lived on both coasts as well as in Colorado. She is delighted to call San Francisco home now but retains a national perspective on legal trends and the practice of law. Carol is the proud mother of two nearly-grown daughters.


Since joining the organization in early 2014, Carol has been part of the In-House Practice Group, working out of the San Francisco and Palo Alto offices. Carol is a former law clerk to United States District Court Judges John T. Elfvin (deceased) and David G. Larimer (W.D.N.Y). She also practiced complex commercial litigation for several years at McDermott, Will & Emery; Nixon Peabody (then Nixon Hargrave et al.); and Featherstone DeSisto, LLP.


Carol's industry experience includes:

Technology (Uber, Salesforce, Ericsson, GE Digital, Ebay)

Life Sciences/Biotech (Exelixis, Gilead, Align Technology)

Consumer Goods and Retail (The Clorox Company, Patagonia, Fortune Brands)

Financial Services (Vector Capital)


University of Virginia School of Law: J.D.

Brown University: B.A., American Civilization


New York, Washington, D.C., and Colorado Bars