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Margot E. Simington (Of Counsel)

Of Counsel
Tel#: (858) 874-2100
Email: Margot.Simington@PHGlaw.com
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Professional Experience:
Admitted to the California Bar in 1989, Margot dedicated her legal career to defending workers’ compensation cases, creating cost savings programs for employers including implementation of MPN’s and Return to Work programs and mentoring adjusters and new attorneys to excel in their own careers. Joining PHG in 2001, Margot became a Shareholder in 2003 and served as CEO and President from 2007 to 2014. During that term, she and the present executive team grew the Firm to the state-wide force it has become. In 2015, Margot stepped into the “of counsel” role to free time for family, sleep and travel.

Personal:
Margot recently married and loves her blended family of three sons and one dog. Her interests include family time, travel, reading and mentoring foster youth.

Areas of Practice:

  • Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Labor Code Section 132a
  • Serious & Willful Allegations
  • Subrogation
  • Creation of Employer Programs: Medical Provider Networks, Return to Work Programs
  • Appellate Law

Distinctions/Career Highlights:

  • California Certified Workers’ Compensation Law Specialist
  • Submitted first MPN Application in State of California
  • 2008 President Southern California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association
  • 2009 President California State Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association
  • 2002 – 2014 Board of Directors California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association
  • Featured speaker for multiple state and nation-wide workers’ compensation groups.