Louis M. Solomon

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Louis M. Solomon

Louis M. Solomon

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Biography

Louis M. Solomon is Global Co-Head of the firm’s International Litigation Practice. He is an internationally recognized trial lawyer, having tried over 50 complex commercial cases to judges, juries, and arbitral or governmental bodies. Lou has extensive experience in acting as lead trial counsel in international disputes or controversies affecting multinational companies operating across the globe, including in over a dozen 9-10 figure litigated controversies. Lou has served as lead trial counsel in private and class action cases as well as government and regulatory proceedings.

The Wall Street Journal has described Lou’s "long and distinguished career as a corporate litigator." Other national and international credentialing organizations praise him as a trial lawyer with "immense" experience; "particularly prized for his strong international litigation experience" "highly experienced trial lawyer handling cases in a wide range of areas, from antitrust to IP to international litigation""specializ[ing] in pulling clients out of the fire" "ascribe this life-saving ability to his exceptional judgment when advising on risky business or regulatory situations" and "just as good at crafting watertight settlements. No detail or potential future risk escapes him." He is recognized as a leading practitioner by: Best Lawyers in America (Bet-The-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Antitrust Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation); Benchmark Litigation (Commercial Litigation), Chambers, and many others.

Lou has leading trial and appellate victories involving international litigation issues, and his extensive international litigation experience has included litigations and arbitrations involving numerous EU countries, Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, as well as Russia and other former Soviet countries. Lou is the author of a renowned e-book, International Litigation: Topics and Trends, www.internationalpractice.org. His OneWorld international practice blog postings can be read at blog.internationalpractice.org.

Lou writes and lectures extensively. He is a co-author of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, 3d and of Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, Third Edition, seminal works featuring contributions from 145 experts. He is often quoted or featured in national and international broadcast and print media, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, and National Public Radio. A recipient of the 2006 Burton Award for Excellence in Legal Writing, he is former editor of, and contributor to, the "Law, Ethics, and Gender" column of the peer-reviewed journal of Gender Medicine. Most recently, he was appointed to the Lawyers Committee of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC).

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Head, Global Corporate at Reed Smith LLP

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Louis M. Solomon
Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP
Education
JD, magna cum laude
Class of 1979

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

BA, summa cum laude
Class of 1976

Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. More than 6,400 undergraduate and graduate students study at our four New York City campuses: the Wilf Campus, Israel Henry Beren Campus, Brookdale Center and Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus. Our three undergraduate schools—Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women and Syms School of Business—offer a unique dual curriculum comprising Jewish studies and liberal arts and sciences courses. Students also have the option to study in Israel in their first year. Our graduate and affiliate schools include Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Ferkauf Gradaute School of Psychology, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary

Career History
Shareholder
2016 - Current

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S.

Partner
Current

Reed Smith Ltd. is engaged in the provision of legal services in commercial litigation, disputes, cross-border transactions, and regulatory matters. The firm's practice areas include bankruptcy and commercial restructuring, corporate and securities, regulatory enforcement, contract investigation, insurance, public policy, investment management, tax exemption, and wealth planning. It offers services to the energy and natural resources, financial, health, medical, and entertainment industries. The company is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Chair, Commercial Litigation Group
Prior

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has put over 200 years of legal experience and innovation to work today. As one of the world's most prominent financial services law firms, they have long-standing client relationships with premier financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and other leading corporations, government entities, charitable and health care organizations, and individual private clients.

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Member of the Lawyers Committee
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Awards & Honors
2006
Burton Awards - Distinguished Legal Writing Award in Law Firm
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
Super Lawyers Magazine - New York Super Lawyers
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