Simon A.B. Schropp


Simon Schropp is Managing Economist in Sidley’s Washington, D.C. office. Simon advises companies, trade associations, and governments on issues relating to international economic policy, international trade and investment disputes, regulatory issues, and competition and antitrust matters. Simon oversees the work of Sidley’s in-house economists and manages the Economic Analysis team. The team, comprised of in-house Ph.D.-prepared economists and econometricians, enhances Sidley’s services by providing economic analysis and insight across a wide range of disciplines and industries. In this role, he has gathered extensive experience in an array of disciplines, as well as in a variety of business sectors, including aviation, e-commerce, science and technology, industrial and consumer goods, mining and natural resources, energy and transportation, food and agriculture, and financial services. Simon has supported Sidley’s clients and lawyers in a variety of fora, including before WTO panels and the Appellate Body, domestic courts, arbitral tribunals, and domestic regulatory agencies.

Simon is an active participant in the international trade community. He has published in the field of international economics and trade law, and assumed numerous speaking and teaching engagements, for example at the WTO, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the European Commission, the London School of Economics, the Graduate Institute, Geneva, George Washington University, George Mason University, and the Hamburg University Institute of Law and Economics. He has acted as Ph.D. supervisor and regularly serves as a reviewer for academic publications.