Stanford R. Solomon
Mr. Solomon earned his Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1977 and his Juris Doctor with Honors from University of Florida College of Law in 1980. Mr. Solomon is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Florida, as well as before the United States Supreme Court, United States Circuit Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, the United States Tax Court. Mr. Solomon has also served as a Certified Circuit Court Mediator and is a graduate of the Harvard Negotiation Project at Harvard Law School.
Mr. Solomon has handled and tried cases in virtually every area of commercial practice. Mr. Solomon’s experiences include advocacy and aggressive representation of clients in real estate lending disputes, mortgage/lien foreclosures, loan work-outs, construction contract matters, construction defect claims, employee contract violations, unfair trade practice claims, enforcement of restrictive covenants, business torts, partnership disputes and dissolutions, legal malpractice claims, claims in bankruptcy, franchise claims, trade regulation matters, securities fraud matters, tax claims, racketeering claims, receiverships, landlord/tenant cases, land use disputes, zoning contests, regulatory compliance and private disputes involving resort projects, ad valorem tax challenges, and eminent domain takings. In addition to matters arising primarily in a commercial setting, Mr. Solomon has regularly handles complex family law and matters that require understanding and advocacy of intimate business transactions or complex financial arrangements.
Mr. Solomon’s practice takes him throughout Florida and to many states around the Country. In furtherance, of Mr. Solomon’s broad-based, nationwide practice and experience. Mr. Solomon has appeared and represented clients in more than 18 state and federal courts throughout the Country, including the United States District Courts of the Southern District of New York, the Western District of North Carolina, the Southern District of Texas, the District of Colorado, and numerous other courts. Mr. Solomon has also appeared and argued before the Federal First, Second, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal and the Florida Supreme Court.
A member of several professional associations, Mr. Solomon has served as chair of The Florida Bar Judicial Administration Rules Committee, as chair of The Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Committee, and on the executive committee of the Appellate Court Rules Committee. Mr. Solomon currently serves as a member of the Civil Procedure Rules Committee and as liaison to the Rules of Judicial Administration Committee.
Mr. Solomon has authored several legal articles, with the most recent article entitled FLA. BAR J., 92:7 (July/August 2018). Mr. Solomon has also lectured on issues affecting financial institutions and private investors. Mr. Solomon’s lecture topics have included: “The Foreclosure Process”; “The Purpose and Benefit of Forbearance Agreements”; “The Failing Durrett Doctrine”; and “Avoiding the Bankruptcy Stay”.
In addition to his professional practice, Mr. Solomon is active in numerous community activities. Mr. Solomon is currently President of the Board of Trustees of Hillel Academy and serves on the Board of Directors of the CEO Council of Tampa Bay. Mr. Solomon has served as president of the Board of Trustees of the Community High School of North Tampa, Inc., a pilot project to create for the Tampa Bay community a new independent secondary school. Mr. Solomon has also held positions as an executive member of the nationally-acclaimed United Jewish Appeal Young Leadership Cabinet, vice president of Congregation Kol Ami, chairman of the Tampa Jewish Federation’s Attorneys Division, chairman of the Federation’s Russian Resettlement Task Force, chairman of the Tampa Jewish Community’s Capital Acquisitions Committee, executive committee member of the Gulf Ridge Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and cabinet captain for the annual United Way Campaign.
Mr. Solomon is recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV-rated attorney, emblematic of an attorney who has reached the pinnacle of professional excellence and who has exhibited the highest levels of skill and integrity.