Joseph R. Simone is a partner of Day Pitney LLP, practicing out of the firm's New York, New York office. He has lectured extensively on corporate, tax, employee benefit and human resource law topics. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Section on Taxation, Subcommittee on Employee Benefits, and an Adjunct Member of the American Bar Association, Section on Taxation, Committee on Employee Benefits. Mr. Simone was elected to the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel in 2001. He is listed in Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in America. Mr. Simone has been recognized as a New York Super Lawyer in the 2006-2012 editions.