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Ricardo Solano Jr.

Ricardo Solano Jr.

Practice areas:

White Collar Crime, Criminal Defense, Commercial

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. White Collar Crime: 40%
    14 years, 100 cases
  2. Commercial: 30%
    9 years, 50 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 30%
    14 years, 100 cases

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Ricardo. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Remi Lee Spencer

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Solano is a true professional. He is dedicated to providing the best representation for his clients.


    Remi Spencer Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP

One Gateway Center
Newark, NJ, 07102



NYCurrently registered 200003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
"Forty Under 40" Distinguished LawyersNew Jersey Law Journal's2010
Super Lawyers, White Collar DefenseSuper Lawyers® 2009 New Jersey Edition2009
Rising Star, White Collar DefenseSuper Lawyers® 2008 New Jersey Edition2008
Summa Cum LaudeSeton Hall Law School1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberFriedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP2010 - Present
First Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice of Attorney General for New Jersey2008 - 2010
DirectorGibbons P.C.2006 - 2008
Assistant U.S. AttorneyU.S. Attorney's Office for District of New Jersey2001 - 2006
Law ClerkHon. Maryanne Trump Barry, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit1999 - 2000
Law ClerkHon. Deborah T. Poritz, Chief Justice, NJ Supreme Court1998 - 1999


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lawyers Advisory Committee for District of New JerseyMember2010 - Present
Association Criminal Defense Lawyers of New JerseyTrustee2010 - Present
Seton Hall Law School Alumni CouncilMember2010 - Present
NJ Supreme Court Committee on Rules of EvidenceMember2007 - 2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawN/AJ.D., summa cum laude1998
New York UniversityPhilosophy; Political ScienceB.A.1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
8th Annual All-Day Conference"Voluntary Disclosures: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly2010