Simon Hansen focuses his practice on complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. He has substantial experience in many aspects of discovery and trial preparation, including drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and preparing expert witnesses. Simon is currently involved in Jones Day's nationwide defense of the Engle progeny smoking and health suits brought against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. He has been a member of multiple trial teams in federal cases tried to verdict, including the Firm's trial teams in Lennox v. R.J. Reynolds and Starbuck v. R.J. Reynolds, both of which won complete defense verdicts.Simon also assists in a variety of environmental matters. He has helped advise clients on complex environmental compliance issues and works with clients to achieve practical solutions that minimize risk. He also has experience preparing comments on EPA rulemakings and other state and federal regulatory developments.