Simon is a business attorney who primarily advises corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings and other transactional matters.
Simon represents both buyers and sellers in transactions across a variety of industries, including waste management, electronic components, general manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and consumer goods. In financings, Simon represents commercial banks, equity investors and opportunistic investors in both debt and equity securities.
Simon also provides governance and general corporate counseling to public and private companies, as well as private equity clients and their portfolio companies.
Additionally, Simon has developed an expertise in transactional advisory services for distressed situations. He has advised buyers of distressed assets and troubled companies, lenders, indenture trustees and creditor groups in both section 363 transactions and out-of-court asset sales.
“We are thrilled to have Andy join the firm,” said John Mongelluzzo, partner-in-charge of Calfee’s Cincinnati Office. “Andy’s knowledge and experience are great additions to our growing Corporate and Capital Markets practice and further enhance our firm’s ability to meet the unique needs of our clients.”
Prior to a career in law, Simon was a financial analyst at a boutique investment bank focused on providing advisory services to troubled companies and creditor groups. He also worked in the transactions advisory services group of a Big Four accounting firm.
Simon earned his J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 2008 and his B.B.A. in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame in 1998. He is licensed to practice law in Ohio and is admitted in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Ohio and the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
About Calfee’s Corporate and Capital Markets Group
Calfee’s Corporate and Capital Markets group is comprised of 35 attorneys with a robust mergers and acquisitions practice who are dedicated to its public company and corporate clients as well as its active private equity client base. With technical and legal expertise, deep industry knowledge, and business insights, Calfee attorneys help clients achieve their business goals, in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Whether a client is a new venture navigating the early stages of formation, organization and capital raising, or an established enterprise undertaking complex contract negotiations, corporate succession planning, or a significant merger, acquisition or divestiture, Calfee attorneys guide clients through inevitable and unexpected legal hurdles in a timely manner. U.S. News – Best Lawyers ranked Calfee’s Corporate and Capital Markets nationally in its “Best Law Firms 2018” list. Several of the attorneys within Calfee’s Corporate and Capital Markets practice group have been individually honored as top attorneys in their respective areas of the law by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America.
About Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with 160 attorneys located throughout its Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. offices, serving business, governmental and individual clients in the U.S. and globally. Calfee has been ranked by Chambers USA 2018 in the following practice areas: Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, General Commercial Litigation, Banking and Finance, and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation. As a founding member of Lex Mundi, Calfee also offers international representation through a network of independent law firms with access to 21,000 attorneys located in more than 100 countries.