Legal Advisor, U.S. Mission to the United Nations
Adjunct Professor of Law
As legal adviser to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Mark Simonoff handles legal issues related to all U.N. bodies, including the Security Council and the General Assembly. Simonoff has served at the U.S. mission since August 2008. Before that, he worked for 10 years in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, where he handled Antarctic, Arctic, oceans, out space and environmental issues, among others. Simonoff worked as a litigator in private and government practice for several years in Boston. After law school, he was a law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and for Chief Justice Paul J. Liacos of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.