Lawyers of Distinction is proud to welcome new member Ariel E. Solomon, Esq. of Washington D.C. Ariel is the founding partner of the Solomon Law Firm PLLC, located in Washington, D.C., and Albany, New York, which focuses in the legal needs of federal employees. She devotes her practice on federal employment law and civil litigation. Her client base consists of federal employees, located in the United States and abroad, who are seeking recourse in employment and other legal matters.
Ms. Solomon provides aggressive representation of her clients in a variety of complex cases, including adverse action, age, disability, race and other types of discrimination, discontinued service retirement, prohibited personnel practices, retaliation, sexual harassment, employee investigations, and termination and removal actions. She has significant experience with cases involving the Merit Systems Protection Board, USERRA and the Whistleblower Protection Act.
Ms. Solomon appears regularly before the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the federal and state courts of New York. She has published work on employment discrimination and has written on civil litigation issues for the National Business Institute. Ms. Solomon has appeared often in news media, including Forbes and Business Week, discussing federal employment law and her own significant cases.
Prior to founding her current firm, Ms. Solomon acted as a senior attorney at a litigation firm in New York state and a senior associate with Tully Rinckey PLLC, where she created the firm’s federal employment litigation department. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the International Bar Association. Ms. Solomon is a magna cum laude graduate of New York University and received her Juris Doctor with a concentration in international law from Albany Law School.