Simon Lorne is Vice Chairman, Chief Legal Officer, and a member of the Firm's Senior Management team. He is responsible for compliance, legal, and regulatory functions, along with management controls and internal audit.
Prior to joining Millennium in 2004, Simon was a partner in the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson, which he rejoined in 1999 after originally becoming a partner in 1972. In 1996, he became a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers, where he served as Global Head of Internal Audit. Following the merger of Salomon Brothers into Travelers Group, he continued as Managing Director and as a senior member of the General Counsel’s office. With the merger of Travelers Group and Citicorp, he organized and coordinated the global compliance functions of Citigroup. From 1993 to 1996, he was General Counsel of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In his career, he has also served on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the University of Southern California Law School, the NYU Law School and the Stern School of Business at NYU. He has authored a treatise on corporate mergers and acquisitions, has written a number of articles, primarily in legal journals and law reviews, and has been an active participant in corporate governance matters, including as co-director of Stanford Law School’s Directors’ College from 1999 to 2016.
Simon received an AB, cum laude, from Occidental College. He received a JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School. Simon also serves on the Council (Board of Directors) of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), and was its Chairman 2016-2020.