Overview

Amy M. Simon is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Tysons office and a member of the firm's Real Estate Section.

Ms. Simon focuses her practice primarily on sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, including leasing (both office and retail), development, sales and acquisitions, as well as financings. She is well-versed in negotiating and drafting leases, licenses, purchase and sale contracts, management agreements, and corporate entity formation documents on behalf of owners, developers, investors, and tenants of office and retail buildings.

Most recently, Ms. Simon has been working on restructuring many office building lease agreements to accommodate a more flexible, modern office environment (including, without limitation, executive office suites). Ms. Simon also is well-versed in drafting construction-related agreements that are necessary to place crane swings and tie backs on neighboring properties during development.

In addition, Ms. Simon has experience representing institutional lenders and banks in a wide array of financing transactions, including construction and permanent loans secured by real estate. She has extensive knowledge in bankruptcy law, having previously represented both debtors and creditors in various bankruptcy proceedings.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Simon gained experience as a litigator representing various banks, financial institutions and partnerships in real estate-related disputes.

Credentials

Education
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
Court Admissions
  • All State Courts in Maryland
  • All State Courts in Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia