Meet Our Team
Dr. David A. Simon
Attorney & Owner
David founded simonlg to provide client-centered, high-quality legal services in real estate, corporate, and intellectual property law. Since 2008, Dr. Simon has represented clients in litigation, real estate transactions, corporate transactions, and intellectual property transactions. His clients have included hedge fund managers, investment firms, professional athletes, small businesses, and individuals. He also has worked in private practice, both state and federal judiciaries, and served on the faculties at Harvard Law School, Northeastern University School of Law, George Washington University Law School, the University of Kansas School of Law, the Hanken School of Economics, and Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona (Spain). He is currently an Associate Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law.
simonlg consults with clients and law firms on a variety of legal matters, including residential and commercial real estate closings & contract negotiations, international real estate investment, real property tax appeals, corporate formations, corporate governance & structuring, corporate and business acquisition & investment, contract drafting & review, healthcare matters (drug and device, compliance), copyright & trademark registrations, licensing agreements, and other intellectual property transactions. Dr. Simon has served as outside general counsel for a variety of businesses. He currently serves as a volunteer attorney at the Lawyers for the Creative Arts, a nonprofit based in Chicago.
After graduating with a B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Michigan, Dr. Simon earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was selected to the Moot Court Honor Society, Order of the Coif, and Dean's List. He graduated in the top 5% of his class while earning several writing awards from outside organizations. Dr. Simon practiced law in Chicago for several years before earning an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. He also holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, UK, where he was a Cambridge International Scholar (full tuition scholarship & stipend) and member of Trinity College. He has published over thirty articles, essays, and book chapters on subjects ranging from digital health technologies to intellectual property law.