Matt Simon focuses on identifying and bringing consumer class actions challenging food and supplement companies’ deceptive advertising and labeling practices, working with CSPI staff and private lawyers. He also identifies and litigates administrative lawsuits pressuring federal agencies to enact regulatory reforms to protect the health and safety of consumers.

Prior experience

Prior to joining CSPI, Matt served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Frank Maas, Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York. Prior to that, Matt was a Research Fellow at Human Rights Watch. Matt received his law degree from NYU School of Law, where he was admitted to the order of the Coif, and his undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the New York, District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania Bars.

Joined CSPI

Matt joined CSPI in January 2017.

What's the most inspiring part of your job?

"My work at CSPI is most inspired by working collaboratively with dedicated and passionate people with a wide diversity of expertise to tackle important issues impacting public health."