Maureen T. DeSimone
Maureen T. DeSimone is an Associate at WLG. Her practice includes representing individuals and employers in employment law matters. Maureen also counsels employers on a wide range of employment law compliance matters, such as employee handbooks and policies, federal and state regulations, and day-to-day personnel issues. Maureen also focuses on general civil litigation.
Maureen is a 2018 graduate of Suffolk University Law School. While attending law school at Suffolk’s evening program, Maureen gained substantial practical experience working full-time as a law clerk and paralegal for a captive law firm of Zurich Insurance. She was a Content Editor of the Suffolk Law School Journal of High Technology Law and has also worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Michael Rustad.
In May 2010, Maureen graduated from Suffolk University’s Applied Legal Studies program with a post-baccalaureate certificate in paralegal studies. Since 2010 and before law school, Maureen worked as a litigation paralegal at three different law firms, where she learned the nuts and bolts of the civil litigation process first-hand, with a strong focus in employment law.
Before pursuing a career in law, Maureen graduated from Stonehill College majoring in English and minoring in French.
- Stonehill College (B.A. 2008 – English/French)
- Suffolk University (Paralegal Certificate 2010)
- Suffolk University Law School (J.D. 2018)
- Content Editor, Journal of High Technology Law
- Honorable Mention, Brief Award
- Jurisprudence Awards in Constitutional Law and Commercial Law Survey (awarded to the highest grade in the class)
- Member of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Society
- Authored “Insta-Famous: Challenges and Obstacles Facing Bloggers and Social Media Personalities in Defamation Cases”. Published by the American University’s law journal “The Modern American” in the Spring 2018 publication.
- Research and Edited Software Licensing: 2016 edition (Lexis/Nexis and Computer Contracts 2016 Edition, Matthew Bender). Acknowledgement given. ▪Researched, Edited, and Contributed Example to Driverless Car Makers Should Not Get a Liability Free Pass, ABA FOR LAW STUDENTS, at https://abaforlawstudents.com/2016/11/17/torts-liability-and-driverless- car-makers/ (2016). Acknowledgement given.
- Researched, Edited, and Contributed Examples to Global Information Technologies: Law and Ethics (Westlaw, 2017). Acknowledgement given.