Simon K. Zhen

Simon K. Zhen

Simon Zhen is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Zhen served as a law clerk to the Honorable Morgan B. Christen of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, as well as the Honorable Kimba M. Wood of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Zhen earned his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was awarded the William K. S. Wang Prize for his academic achievements and the Raphael Lemkin Prize for his article Combating Censorship in China: Forcing China’s Hand Through the WTO and Collective Action, 53 Cornell Int’l L.J. 731 (2020)In addition to his studies, Mr. Zhen served as the executive editor and production editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review; features editor of the Yale Journal of International Law; and senior editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation.  Mr. Zhen also served as a legal intern at Goldman Sachs and a legal extern at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut.

Mr. Zhen graduated magna cum laude from Willamette University, where he received a B.A. in politics.

Publications

  • Combating Censorship in China: Forcing China’s Hand Through the WTO and Collective Action, 53 Cornell Int’l L.J. 731 (2020)

Publications

  • Combating Censorship in China: Forcing China’s Hand Through the WTO and Collective Action, 53 Cornell Int’l L.J. 731 (2020)