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J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 1989

  • with honors

Johns Hopkins University, 1986

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

David Simon is of counsel at Eimer Stahl LLP.  He has represented clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts in cases involving antitrust, lender liability, complex contracts, business torts, statutory and regulatory violations, and corporate governance.

Before joining Eimer Stahl, David was a partner at Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP and Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP.

Highlighted Cases

  • Hawkins v. Commonwealth Edison Co., 2015 IL App (1st) 133678 (dismissal of a class action alleging violation by a utility of a regulatory commission order).

  • Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics Corp., 2014 WL 258154 (N.D. Ill. January 23, 2014), aff’d 2015 WL 137907 (7th Cir. Jan. 12, 2015) (partial summary judgment in an antitrust case).

  • CITGO Petroleum Corp. v. U.S. Lubes, LLC, 2014 WL 3887773 (E.D. Pa. August 08, 2014) (summary judgment on a breach of contract claim).
  • Hale v. Chu, 2009 WL 2601357 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 21, 2009), aff’d 614 F.3d 741 (7th Cir. 2010) (dismissal of a corporate derivative action).
  • FE Digital Investments Ltd. v. Hale, 499 F. Supp. 2d 1054 (N.D. Ill. 2007), aff’d 301 Fed. Appx. 540, 2008 WL 5099681 (7th Cir. Dec.1, 2008) (summary judgment on a fraud claim).
  • American Land Title Ass'n v. Great American Ins. Co., 2006 WL 1329782 (N.D. Cal. May 16, 2006) (dismissal of a claim for alleged unlawful sale of title insurance).
  • P.R.S. Intern., Inc. v. Shred Pax Corp., 184 Ill.2d 224 (1998) (summary judgment in a breach of contract case).

  • Whirlpool Financial Corp. v. Sevaux, 874 F. Supp. 181 (N.D. Ill. 1996), aff’d 96 F.3d 216 (7th Cir. 1996) (summary judgment in a lender liability case).