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David Simon

David Simon

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Employment & Labor, Contracts & Agreements, Appeals

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About Me

I am a civil litigation attorney licensed in New York State and admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  I additionally represent clients in the United States Bankruptcy Court, before FINRA, various administrative agencies and in all arbitration and mediation forums.  My clients include individuals, businesses and municipalities. Before practicing law, I was a senior analyst at Lehman Brothers.  That securities background led me to my first legal job defending a major investment bank in approximately 100 expedited arbitration cases conducted in accordance with a SEC settlement where I enjoyed one of the highest success rates among hundreds of inhouse lawyers and outside counsel.  Although 90% of my practice is concentrated in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties, I have represented clients throughout the the State of New York, from Long Island to Buffalo. Beginning in 2002, I served as the plaintiffs' Property Damage Liaison Counsel in dozens of related chemical explosion cases in New York City administered by the Litigation Coordinating Panel.  That leadership role helped secure a property damage settlement for my client in excess of $1 million. I act as General Counsel for a variety of businesses, counsel clients on employment matters, and have helped countless accident victims recover compensation for their injuries.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Employment & Labor: 35%
    14 years
  2. Personal Injury: 35%
    21 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
    14 years
  4. Appeals: 5%
    21 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jeffrey Kevin Davis

    I've had the pleasure of working opposite Mr. Simon in the resolution of a debt collection related dispute. He was knowledgeable, efficient, and most importantly exhibit the utmost professionalism at all times.... a rare but essential quality amongst lawyers.


    Jeffrey Davis Business Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

3 Starr Ridge Road,
Suite 200
Brewster, NY, 10509



NYCurrently registered 199503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHogan & Rossi2008 - Present
PrincipalDavid Simon, Esq.2007 - 2008
AttorneyLaw Offices of David W. Schmidt1993 - 1997
Legal InternSupreme Court of the State of New York, New York County1993 - 1993
Senior Analyst-Fixed Income DivisionLehman Brothers, Inc.1988 - 1992

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Garcia v. Davis, 53 A.D.3d 525 (2008)Settled before trial.
Healy v. Town of E. Fishkill, 50 A.D.3d 799 (2008)Judgment reversed, ZBA determination reinstated.
Heelan Realty & Dev. Corp. v Ocskasy, 27 A.D.3d 620 (2006)Reversed. Complaint Dismissed.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
St Lawrence UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1988