Tami Simon JD

Managing Director, Knowledge Resources

Tami Simon is the Global Practice Leader of both the Career Practice and Knowledge Resource Center at Buck Consultants. The Career Practice helps employers develop, implement, and operationalize comprehensive talent strategies including workforce planning, reward and recognition programs, executive compensation, vendor management, and organizational development. The Knowledge Resource Center is responsible for Buck Consultants’ national multi-practice Compliance Consulting Center, publications, government relations, research, surveys, data analytics, and knowledge management. 
     Tami Simon is a nationally recognized employee benefits expert and serves as a resource on compliance issues affecting employers’ health and welfare benefits. She is an accomplished public speaker and has been asked to testify before the US Congress and Federal Government agencies. She has been a faculty member for numerous programs, including those of the Harvard Business School, American Law Institute, American Benefits Council, ERISA Industry Committee, and Society for HR Management.
     Tami has authored numerous articles in nationally recognized industry publications such as the Benefits Law Journal, Employee Relations Law Journal and Employee Benefits Journal. She has also been quoted by leading news outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, CFO Magazine, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, MSN Money, US News and World Report, and Yahoo Finance.
     Before joining Buck Consultants, Tami worked for Mercer, the law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery, Hewitt Associates and the Illinois Attorney General’s Office; she also served as a judicial intern for the Iowa District Court.
J.D., Law, University of Iowa College of Law (1997)
B.A., Political Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1993)