Simon Y. Svirnovskiy

T 513.651.6754
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Simon is an associate in Frost Brown Todd’s Business Litigation practice group. His practice focuses on litigation matters, including contractual disputes, business torts and arbitration. He assists clients in bringing international commercial arbitration actions, prosecuting and defending U.S.-based breach of contract claims, conducting and responding to civil discovery, and preparing for trial-level and appellate civil suits. Simon graduated from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 2017, where he participated in the Children and Family Justice Center of the Bluhm Legal Clinic, helping clients petition for asylum.

Simon was a Summer Associate at Frost Brown Todd in Summer 2016. He worked as a part-time law clerk at Stowell & Friedman, Ltd., in Chicago, IL, a Plaintiff’s side employment civil rights firm, during his 3L year. Prior to law school, he was an associate consultant at Bain & Company, Inc. for two years in Boston, MA, where he conducted strategic due diligences, expert interviews and advised private equity firms on potential acquisitions.

Simon was born in Minsk, Belarus, and immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1990's.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Coordinating Comment Editor, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, 2016-17
  • Jefferson Scholar, University of Virginia, 2008-12
  • Member, Raven Society, 2011-12

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Young Professionals Choral Collective of Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
    American Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education – Mock Trial Legal Advisor, Anderson High School team (2017-present)
  • Refugee Connect – Citizenship Workshop Coordinator
  • Street Law – Vice President for Membership & Training (2015-16)

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Finding a Right to Remain (May 2017) – Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy.

Nationwide Class Action Settlement Scrutiny - ABA Section on Litigation Commercial & Business Litigation Committee's Sound Advice Program. LINK

Other Contact Info


Sheila D. Buttelwerth
T 513.651.6870