Janine S. Simerly

Of Counsel

San Francisco

(415) 262-8315

(415) 644-0978

Janine focuses her practice on employment litigation. She has tried more than 45 jury trials to verdict and is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. She is well known for her courtroom and storytelling skills, and was interviewed by Katie Couric on 60 Minutes.

Janine earned her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from St. Mary’s Dominican College and her law degree, cum laude, from Loyola University.



West Coast Expansion Continues with the Addition of 13 Labor & Employment Lawyers from Miller Law Group in California

August 01, 2019

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce 13 attorneys from California’s Miller Law Group — one of the largest woman-owned employment law firms in the country — have joined its San Francisco and Los Angeles offices.

Practice Areas


  • Loyola University, J.D., cum laude, 1977
  • St. Mary’s Dominican College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1974

Awards & Honors

“Women Leaders in the Law,” The San Francisco Chronicle, 2014

Northern California Super Lawyers, 2005 – present

AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell


  • California

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)