On June 8, 2017, Chase Simmons was confirmed as Polsinelli's Vice Chairman and Chair-Elect. He is also Chair of Polsinelli’s national Real Estate practice and Real Estate Equity practice. Chase has his finger on the pulse of the real estate market coast to coast and routinely counsels real estate developers, tenants, and investors in all aspects of real estate transactions with a special emphasis on joint ventures and complex finance.
In addition to his transactional practice, his experience with finance means that some of the world's most innovative companies trust Chase and his team to handle their incentives and public private partnerships. Chase has leveraged his finance and public policy experience for the benefit of a wide variety of market leaders such as WireCo., FIKE Corp, Cerner Corporation, Populous, Google Fiber, Lockton, Inc., Sporting KC, and TEVA Neuroscience.
It’s a fact of modern life that large-scale employment and real estate development projects often attract heavy government involvement. Chase regularly appears on behalf of his clients before federal and state agencies, municipal boards, and councils across the region and country. In addition to his traditional real estate practice, Chase has developed experience in fields as diverse as green energy vouchers, tax increment financing, Corp of Engineers environment approvals, and tax credits. Chase’s familiarity with tax and governmental finance, as well as the nuances of governmental entities gives him a unique perspective and breadth of experience from which to draw when representing client interest at local, state, and federal levels of government.
Chase has been ranked in Chambers USA
, a leading legal industry rankings organization, as a Band 1 real estate attorney in the Kansas City Area. He has been recognized by clients in industry media, including the statements below:
- "Chase Simmons is praised as a 'very dynamic' lawyer with notable success handling development projects."
- "One impressed source adds: 'There are very few people who are as good at a negotiating table as him.'"