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Mr. Zimmet is the Managing Shareholder and Chair of the Commercial Finance Practice Group at Lewitt Hackman. He represents local, national and globally-based businesses and individuals in corporate, commercial finance and real estate matters. Mr. Zimmet also serves as an officer and/or director of numerous for-profit entities, including hospitals, real estate holding companies and management companies.


Practice areas


  1. Commercial Real Estate: 25%
  2. Financial Services: 25%
  3. Real Estate: 25%
  4. Business: 25%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Lewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan, A Law Corporation

16633 Ventura Boulevard 11th Floor
Encino, CA, 91436


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lifetime Achievement AwardViewpoint Educational Foundation2013
Top Rated Lawyers in Real Estate LawNational Law Journal2012
Valley's Most Trusted AdvisorsSan Fernando Valley Business Journal2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top 25 Lawyers of the ValleySan Fernando Valley Business Journal2008
Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Certificate of RecognitionCity of Los Angeles2007
Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing ShareholderLewitt Hackman2001 - Present
ShareholderLewitt Hackman1996 - Present
AssociateLewitt Hackman1991 - 1996
AssociateBuchalter Nemer Fields & Younger1987 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgetown UniversityParents Advisory Council2013 - Present
Valley Industry and Commerce AssociationBoard Member2012 - Present
Providence Tarzana FoundationBoard of Governors2011 - Present
Managing Partners RoundtableMember2011 - Present
Santa Clarita Valley Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
The ExecutivesBoard of Directors2005 - Present
The ExecutivesSecretary2005 - Present
Coast Plaza HospitalSecretary2002 - Present
Coast Plaza HospitalBoard of Trustees2002 - Present
Viewpoint Educational FoundationBoard of Trustees1999 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1987 - Present
Financial Lawyers ConferenceMember1987 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Valley Community ClinicBoard of Governors2007 - 2009
Viewpoint SchoolChairman2006 - 2008
Sherman Oaks Hospital FoundationBoard of Directors2004 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Law Practice MagazineFirm Culture: Obstacle or Catalyst for Strategic Change? (quoted)2015
San Fernando Valley Business Journal"SLGing" it out with the U.S. Government2012
Santa Clarita Valley Business JournalQuoted: Business of Law Roundtable2012
San Fernando Valley Business JournalQuoted: Engineering Firm Buying Companies to Rev Up Sales2011
San Fernando Valley Business JournalCFO Workouts Are No Simple Exercise2011
San Fernando Valley Business JournalDefeasance Process: Real Estate Finance Tool: Prepaying a Loan Without Actually Prepaying2007
San Fernando Valley Business JournalTechnology, Code Changes Alter How Firms Operate2006
Warren, Gorham & Lamont publicationStructuring Secured Commercial Loan Documents1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
California State University, NorthridgeFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trustee Annual ConferenceTax-Exempt Financing for Nonprofit Independent Schools2013
MCLE Real Estate SeminarReal Property Foreclosures: An Update2011