Margaret SimoneMargaret was born on March 27, 1984 to Mary Lynn Miller Sopher and Jamil Sopher in Washington, D.C. She attended Holton Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland where she graduated in 2002. Margaret then enrolled in her Dad’s alma mater, Cornell University in Ithaca, NY where she pledged the Delta Gamma Sorority. She also played one year of varsity squash while there. Margaret graduated Cornell in 2006 with a B.A. in American Studies.
For the next few years, she taught middle school and high school history in the Miami, Florida and Washington, D.C. areas. In 2012 Margaret began her studies at Georgetown Law School in Washington, D.C. where she graduated in 2015 having earned a J.D. and L.L.M. Certificate in Estate Planning.
Later she pursued a Masters in Education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
While back in DC Margaret taught high school history for 2 years. She then received a fellowship to her old alma mater, Georgetown Law School where she was admitted into their PHD program.