Simon Nagel

COUNSEL | Washington, D.C.


Simon is a skilled litigation attorney with extensive experience addressing discovery matters in complex litigation.  His practice focuses on handling a wide range of eDiscovery issues, including leading discovery in multi-jurisdictional matters from custodian identification through production and routinely advising clients on best practices surrounding complex litigations and governmental investigations.  Simon leverages his engineering, computer programming, and IT background to skillfully develop functional solutions for his clients’ legal and business problems.  His deep knowledge of litigation management allows him to successfully lead cross-functional teams of attorneys, IT personnel, and consultants to achieve cost-effective results and efficient solutions.

Some of Simon’s recent work experience includes:

  • Analyzing complex computer systems and processes to evaluate defensibility of preservation efforts
  • Drafting and negotiating ESI protocols and ancillary agreements
  • Drafting responses to interrogatories and discovery requests
  • Managing end-to-end offensive and defensive document collection, review, and production
  • Counseling clients on document retention, preservation, and production
  • Supervising document review processes and developing process improvements
  • Analyzing and summarizing key witness files and records in preparation for depositions
  • Overseeing drafting and production of privilege logs
  • Conducting fact investigations and witness interviews

Prior to joining Redgrave LLP, Simon worked at various law firms, including Cozen O’Connor, Dechert LLP, and Pepper Hamilton LLP.  In addition, he worked as a systems engineer at Lockheed Martin before attending law school.


Simon received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his B.S., with high distinction, from the Pennsylvania State University.  He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York.  Simon is also a Registered Patent Attorney.  Simon’s District of Columbia application to practice is pending, and until approved, he is supervised by District of Columbia Firm Principals.