Donna Greenspan Solomon

Donna Greenspan Solomon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Solomon Appeals, Mediation & Arbitration
 | 901 South Federal Highway, Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: 561-910-0054
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (30%)
Attorney Profile

Donna Greenspan Solomon, Esq., handles business-related litigation, appeals, mediation, and arbitration.  She also co-counsels and serves as a freelance business litigator for those wishing to expand the bench strength of their practices without increasing their overhead.

Donna brings to her various roles a uniquely blended perspective. Donna is one of only three attorneys certified by The Florida Bar as both Appellate Specialist and Business Litigator.  Donna is a Member of the AAA's Roster of Arbitrators (Commercial Panel).  She is a FINRA-Approved and Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator.  She is a Certified Circuit, Appellate, and Family Mediator.  She is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

After graduating from law school at the top of her class, Donna clerked at the Fourth District Court of Appeal for Justice Barbara J. Pariente.  Following her clerkship, Donna was with the national law firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge for twelve years.  Donna opened her own firm, Solomon Appeals, Mediation & Arbitration, in 2011.

Before becoming a lawyer, Donna was a CPA with an MBA in finance.  After working for Price Waterhouse in New York City, she  became a Manager of Accounting and Financial Reporting for Penn Central Corporation. After moving to Florida in 1987, Donna became an Assistant Vice President/Manager of Financial Reporting for Intercontinental Bank in Miami, and then performed financial systems analysis for American Express before entering law school.

See more at: http://solomonappeals.com.

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board Certified

About Donna Solomon

Admitted: 1995, Florida

Professional Webpage: solomonappeals.com

Honors and Awards:

  • 1992-1995, Corpus Juris Secundum (Highest Grade) Awards:  Evidence; Legal Research & Writing; Securities Regulation; Corporate Finance; Corporate Tax; Corporate Workshop; Professional Responsibility; Criminal Procedure; Criminal Law.
  • AVDA and YMCA National Domestic Violence Awareness Award
  • "And Justice for All" Pro Bono Award from the Legal Aid Society

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Bar Certified as a Specialist in Business LitigationFlorida Bar Certified as an Appellate Practice Specialist, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of Florida Committee on Standard Jury Instructions, Contract and Business Cases, 2016
  • Business Litigation Certification Comittee, 2013
  • Leadership Palm Beach County, 2005
  • American Inns of Court (Co-Membership Chair, 2000-2001; Small Group Leader 1999-2000)
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Palm Beach County Chapter (President, 2001-2002; Vice-President, 2000-2001; Treasurer, 1999-2000

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, “And Justice for All” Pro Bono Award, 2000
  • AVDA and YWCA National Domestic Violence Awareness Award, 2001
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Public Service Committee, Battered Women Amicus Project, 2001
  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Florida Supreme Court, and Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association, Pro Bono Award, 2005

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • “Florida Appellate Court Recognizes New Statutory Bad Faith Cause of Action in Medical Maopractice Claims,” Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge Client Advisory, May 22, 2007.
  • “Bad Faith Claims and Discovery in the Sunshine State,” co-author, Florida Real Estate Journal, May 31, 2007
  • “Florida Appellate Court Holds That Injured Third Party Sing Tortfeasor’s Insurer for Bad Faith is Not Entitled to Privileged Comunications Between Insured, Insurer, and their Joint or Separate Counsel,” Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge Client Advsiory, June 14, 2007
  • Recent rulings turn tide; insurers regain some attorney-client privilege,” co-author, Daily Business Review, August 7, 2007
  • “It’s not just ‘income’ anymore” Of Mutual Interest, CPA Mutual Insurance Company of America, December 15, 2007
  • "Auditors' failure to issue going-concern opinion not liable for damages under 'deepening insolvency' theory," Of Mutual Interest, CPA Mutual Insurance Company of America, August 2008
  • Presentation:  “Avoiding Bad Faith When Receiving a Policy Limits Demand:  The ‘Bad Faith Setup’ & Other Hazards”, November 5, 2008
  • Panel Presentation: MC Consultant's 2nd Annual East Region Construction Defect Conference in Boca Raton, FL on May 28-29, 2009

Educational Background:

  • JD, Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, 1995

Industry Groups

  • Accounting
  • Insurance
  • Office Location for Donna Greenspan Solomon

    901 South Federal Highway
    Suite 300
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

     

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    Last Updated: 3/20/2017

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