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Morton “Mickey” Simon Joins Montgomery McCracken

April 24, 2008


Montgomery McCracken announced today that Morton J. Simon, Jr., known to everyone as “Mickey”, has joined the firm’s Business Department as of counsel.  Simon, formerly of Abrahams, Leowenstein & Bushman, P.C., represents business entities, individuals, and non-profit organizations in real estate and business transactions.

Simon is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.  He received a J.D. degree from Harvard University in 1969. He graduated with a B.A., magna cum laude, from Brown University in 1966 where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and earned highest honors in American Civilization.

Simon is an active member of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations and participates in a myriad of charitable, civic, and political organizations. He has been member of the Board of Commissioners of Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County since 2001 and served as president in 2006. He is the Democratic committeeperson in his district and was Cheltenham Democrat of the Year in 2007. Prior to his election he was vice chair of the Township’s Economic Development Task Force and the School District Foundation. Simon is a member of the Board of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Jewish Committee, a member of the Policy Board of the Jewish Community Relations Council, and Honorary Trustee of Congregation Rodeph Shalom. An avid musician, for many years he has played in the Abington Symphony Orchestra; and as commissioner, he serves on the Cheltenham Township Concerts in the Park committee, which he started.