Simon is recognized as one of Canada's leading real estate lawyers. He is a senior partner in one of the country's premiere real estate groups and acts as senior counsel to the country's largest and most sophisticated commercial real estate investors and as lead counsel in connection with many of Canada's most complex real estate transactions. Simon has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate development, financing, joint venture and private equity and has acted for government or quasi-government interests on major public projects. He represents both domestic and international clients in the financing or sale of landmark commercial, entertainment, multi-family, hotel, industrial and retail properties including Toronto's 2 Bloor and Cumberland Terrace, Bay Adelaide Centre, Trump Tower, Scotia Plaza, Brookfield Place, TD Centre and First Canadian Place. Simon is regularly called upon to write, speak and moderate panels on matters of commercial real estate and real estate investment in Canada. He is recognized as a preeminent Canadian real estate practitioner by all leading legal directories.