Clark Hill Chicago Adds Banking & Finance Attorney Paul R. Simons

Oct 17, 2016

CHICAGO, IL – Paul R. Simons is a Senior Counsel in Clark Hill’s Banking & Finance Practice Group. With an understanding of the complexity and variety of legal issues faced by business owners today, Simon’s multidisciplinary approach allows him to sensibly and effectively navigate a wide range of business transactions. He stresses sensible solutions to business legal issues to minimize risk yet accomplish business objectives.

His clients operate in the traditional middle market and he provides sensible advice in the areas of commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefits, and related taxation matters.

He represents banks, mezzanine lenders, private equity firms, borrowers and other lenders in commercial financing transactions, including commercial and industrial credit facilities, mezzanine credit facilities, ESOP loan transactions, and asset-based financings. He adds value and efficiency to any transaction with a sensible and organized approach.

He represents business owners, privately held companies and fiduciaries with transactions involving employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). He also represents such clients in other acquisition and disposition transactions, including mergers, asset and stock acquisitions and dispositions, and leveraged buyouts across a broad spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, defense, and service industries.

Firm Profile

Clark Hill PLC is an entrepreneurial, full service law firm that provides business legal services, government & public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country. With offices in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia, Clark Hill has more than 350 attorneys and professionals. For more information on our firm and our services, visit