Michael P. Simondi is a lawyer practicing in Newport Beach, California. Prior to starting his own firm he was a partner in the Los Angeles office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. His private focuses on representing residential and commercial developers in acquiring and developing real estate.
Mr. Simondi has been involved in all facets of real estate practice, including representing lenders, developers, lessors and lessees. He has represented lenders in making loans secured by real estate on all types of commercial, industrial and residential properties.
He has been a lecturer for the California Continuing Education of the Bar on financing real property transactions. He was also a speaking member of the faculty for the International Council of Shopping Centers on leases. He published an article on the securitization of real estate loans in the fall 1994 edition of Real Estate Review.
Mr. Simondi is a member of the Real Property Law Section of the California Bar Association and is a member of the American and Orange County Bar Associations. He also served as a member of the Orange County Transportation Authority, Citizens Rail Committee.
He received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of California at Berkeley in 1966, and received his M.B.A. with an emphasis in Accounting at Berkeley in 1969.
Mr. Simondi practiced accounting with Price Waterhouse & Company in its tax department and became a CPA prior to entering University of California Hastings College of Law, where he received his law degree in 1976.