Chase Simmons is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Polsinelli. He joined the firm over 21 years ago as a Summer Associate and has played an integral part in the firm’s growth during that time. 

Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Chase served as the Real Estate Practice Chair, and in that role helped build one of the top real estate groups in the country.  In his practice, Chase has worked with leading real estate developers, funds and tenants for over two decades.  In addition to his transactional practice, his experience with public finance means that some of the world's most innovative companies have trusted Chase and his team to handle their incentives and public private partnerships. Over the years, Chase leveraged his finance and public policy experience for the benefit of a wide variety of cutting edge companies and leading sports assets.

Chase is listed in the The Best Lawyers in America®  and Chambers USA Tier 1 for Real Estate Law and  has been recognized by clients in industry media, with accolades such as:

  • "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.'"
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