Simone received her J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center. While in law school, she focused on promoting civil rights through practicums addressing election law issues and protecting the First Amendment rights of public defenders. She also worked as a law clerk at the Library of Congress OGC, the Anti-Defamation League, and in the Office of Senator Ed Markey.
Before law school, Simone received her B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University.