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Peter Simon

Associate, Corporate Department


Peter Simon is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's San Diego office. He is a member of the Securities, Finance, and Capital Markets practice and the Mergers and Acquisitions practice.

Mr. Simon represents investment banks, private equity sponsors, and public and private companies in a wide range of capital markets and merger and acquisition transactions across various industries, including telecommunications, defense and aerospace, entertainment, retail, life sciences, and technology. These transactions include public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, tender and exchange offers, and domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.  In addition, Mr. Simon counsels clients on SEC reporting and compliance obligations, as well as other corporate governance and securities law matters.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Simon worked in the New York office of an Am Law 100 firm, where he represented leading investment and commercial banks on cross-border capital markets and finance transactions involving high-yield and investment grade debt securities, equity offerings, leveraged loans, asset-based financings, bridge loans, and mezzanine financings.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr. Simon was a tax accountant in the Alternative Investments practice of KPMG, advising hedge fund and private equity clients.

Admitted only in New York. Not admitted in California.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2019
  • Brown University, A.B., 2013

Practice Areas

Leveraged Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity
Securities and Capital Markets




New York Bar


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 2019
Brown University, A.B. 2013

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