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New York Wills Lawyer
Throughout his career, Bill has represented individuals and small businesses in a wide range of legal fields, always maintaining a special concentration in the field of trusts and estates. He regularly handles estate planning, estate administration and litigation in the Surrogate's Court, such as will contests.
He frequently represents clients in real estate matters, including purchases, sales and leasing of houses, condominiums, cooperative apartments and commercial properties.
Bill has organized and advised many small business entities, including corporations, Limited Liability Companies (LLC's), partnerships, and charitable organizations.
An experienced courtroom attorney, Bill Simon has represented clients in property ownership disputes and other civil litigation in both the New York State and Federal courts.
Outside of his professional life, Bill enjoys jazz and classical music, reading (particularly in his college major of history), cycling, sailing and other active sports. He has served on the boards of directors of several musical organizations and was a board member and President of his cooperative apartment building for many years.
About William A. Simon
Year Joined Firm
- Estate Law
- New York, 1976
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1977
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1977
- U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1981
- New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section (Member)
- New York City Bar Association (Member)
- New York City Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Panel, Legal Referral Service, 1989 - Present (Member)
Pro Bono Activities
- Board member and former president of the Helicon Foundation, which presents Professional Chamber music performances
- McGarry & Simon, Member
- Duke University, 1969
- Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 1974
- New York University School of Law, 1983
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