Bar Admissions: Pennsylvania
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
Tufts University, Magna Cum Laude
Michael Simon has tried many jury trials and prosecuted numerous appeals since he commenced his legal career in 1971.
Initially, he was a commercial litigator with Berger & Montague, representing plaintiffs in securities and antitrust class actions. From 1978-2006, Mr. Simon practiced on his own as a litigator, concentrating on plaintiffs’ motor vehicle, premises liability, product liability, and medical negligence actions. He obtained a $3,300,000 settlement in a tire defect case, a $1,500,000 settlement in a tractor-trailer accident case and six figure jury verdicts. He served as a Judge Pro Temp and arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
Mr. Simon is a lifelong Philadelphia resident. He graduated from Tufts University magna cum laude and received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania law school. Following law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable C. William Kraft in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Simon is active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors of Golden Slipper Club & Charities and having been honored by Jewish Adoption Foster Care Option (Jafco).