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, the United States Circuit Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, and 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, trade regulation disputes, employee contract violations, unfair trade practice and competition claims, business torts, partnership disputes and dissolutions, legal malpractice claims, creditor claims in bankruptcy, franchise claims, securities fraud matters, tax claims, racketeering claims, receivership, landlord/tenant cases, land use disputes, zoning contests, regulatory compliance, and private disputes. In addition to matters arising primarily in a commercial setting, Mr. Solomon regularly handles and tries complex family law matters that require an experienced touch, skilled advocacy, and a deep understanding 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, including the United States District Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Western District of North Carolina, the Southern District of Texas, the District of Colorado, and numerous Bankruptcy Courts and state trial courts. Mr. Solomon has also appeared and argued before the United States First, Second, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, 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 a member of the Judicial Administration Rules Committee.
Mr. Solomon has authored several legal articles, with the most recent article entitled, “First Breach? Not So Fast: Navigating Florida’s Prior Breach Doctrine”, 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 has been active in numerous community activities. Mr. Solomon is past President of the Board of Trustees of Hillel Academy and has served on the Board of Directors of the CEO Council of Tampa Bay. 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.