VP & Associate General Counsel

Simon Hill

As vice president and associate general counsel, Simon works closely with Freeman to support Encore and its international subsidiaries covering 12 countries and 4,000 employees.

As a legal and business partner, he serves on the executive committee and supports the company in meeting its strategic objectives and addressing all legal, compliance and risk issues.

During his 24 years of in-house and law firm experience, Simon gained a distinctive transactional, compliance and litigation practice with an astute ability to serve Encore in a wide-range of matters, including negotiating and drafting contracts, employment and labor issues, litigation management, intellectual property, data privacy, compliance, governance and working with the executive committee in designing innovative, practical and cost-efficient solutions to various legal issues.

Prior to joining Encore, Simon was a partner with a sixty lawyer law firm in Chicago and, before that, a partner with a mid-size firm in the metropolitan Detroit area.

He holds a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and a J.D. from Chicago Kent College of Law and is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Michigan. Simon is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, Illinois State Bar, Michigan State Bar and Chicago Bar Association.