Sergio D. Simões concentrates his practice in civil and complex litigation, appellate practice and employee benefits.
Sergio served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas N. Lyons, New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division. Sergio also served as an intern to the Honorable Kenneth C. MacKenzie, New Jersey Superior Court, Morris County, Chancery Division, General Equity Part.
During law school, Sergio was an intern at the Government Law Center of Albany Law School, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office, as well as the Albany Law School Health Law Clinic. He also served as a research assistant to a Professor of International Law and has been acknowledged for his research assistance in the Canadian-published Osgoode Hall Law Journal. Sergio was co-author of the New Jersey chapter of the 2019 Chambers Global Practice Guide for Regional Employment.
Fluent in Portuguese, in 2004, Sergio completed a Certificate program in European Union Law at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon, Portugal.
He received his Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School in 2006 and graduated with highest honors from Seton Hall University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Sergio is admitted to the bars of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Sergio serves as an alternate member of the Planning Board of his home town of Garwood, New Jersey.