Peter Simon is an accomplished litigator and trial lawyer who handles all types of general and business litigation, with an emphasis on real estate and complex business disputes. He has successfully tried numerous cases in both federal and state courts and has substantial appellate experience with extraordinary writs and state court appeals. He has both defended and prosecuted class and collective actions involving a variety of topics, including ERISA, construction defects, the Fair Labor Standards Act, California wage and hour laws, and unfair competition laws.
Peter solves problems by seeking answers where other lawyers wouldn’t even think to look. Naturally positive and upbeat, he’s nonetheless a competitive person who believes in fighting for a win each and every time.
Peter primarily handles high-value cases for clients with complex business issues. Peter’s ideal client values an open, communicative client-lawyer relationship and appreciates the need for creative solutions. Peter is an easygoing guy and gravitates toward clients with a sense of humor. He primarily serves clients in northern California. He enjoys taking cases on contingency, because he loves to gamble and it ensures everyone is on the same page.
Admissions: California State Courts; U.S. District Courts - All California Districts; U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Licensed since 1995
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Northern Califorina Super Lawyers||Super Lawyer||2015|
|Shareholder||Beyers Costin Simon||2001 - Present|
|Associate||Beyers Costin Simon||1997 - 2001|
|Associate||McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte & Carruth LLP||1995 - 1997|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Sonoma County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|California Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Richard M. Sangster Inn of Court||Past President||N/A|
|Monday Morning Lawyers Club||N/A||N/A|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|University of California - Los Angeles||Communications Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|