Nicole L. Simmons

Of Counsel

Nicole Simmons is a Phoenix real estate attorney who handles a wide range of commercial real estate transactions across the country. She assists commercial clients in acquiring, selling, and leasing property. Her experience includes preparing and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, leases, architectural and other design agreements, easements, and restrictive covenants. Nicole also counsels energy developers in acquiring, leasing, and developing Arizona energy projects, including preparing and negotiating easements, surface-use agreements, crossing agreements, and other curatives under state and federal law.

Nicole also handles gaming and tribal law matters.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Arizona Court of Appeals, Judge Don Kessler

Professional Activities

Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court

AWLA Member and current Judicial Appointments Committee Vice-Chair and former Committee Chair

Professional Anti-Harassment and Ethics Trainer within Indian Country (2019 - Present)

Ladder Down Leadership Institute

Recognition & Accomplishments

Phoenix Magazine, 'Top Lawyer' - Real Estate Law and Tribal Law, 2022

Speaking Engagements

"Legality of Sports Gambling: Betting on the Future," Pima County Bar Association CLE Webinar

Board Memberships & Community Service

Arizona Women’s Lawyer’s Association, Judicial Appointment Committee, former Chair



Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (J.D., 2011)

Arizona State University (B.S. 2002)



Navajo Nation

Swinomish Nation

U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

Arizona State Courts