Carol Warren Simon Managing Director

Carol Simon - Legal Recruiter San Francisco & Palo Alto

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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, to make placements that are highly successful for all concerned.

Carol Warren Simon is a Managing Director in the In-House Practice Group of Major, Lindsey & Africa’s San Francisco office. Her experience includes in-house attorney placements at all levels and industries, with a focus on Intellectual Property and GC searches in the technology, life sciences and consumer goods industries as well as nonprofit organizations.  

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


  • Technology (Salesforce, Ericsson, GE Digital, Uber, eBay, ASML, Rovi)
  • Consumer Goods and Retail (The Clorox Company, Patagonia, Fortune Brands)
  • Life Sciences and Healthcare (Align Technology, Agilent, Atara, Gilead and Exelixis)
  • Financial Services (First Republic and Vector Capital)
  • Non-Profit Entities (Western States Petroleum Association, Pacific Maritime Association, Stanford Law School)


University of Virginia School of Law: J.D.

Brown University: B.A.


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