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Donna Greenspan Solomon

Appeals Attorney at Fort Lauderdale, FL

5.0   11 reviews

Licensed for 27 years

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CERTIFIED APPELLATE SPECIALIST & BUSINESS LITIGATOR; CERTIFIED MEDIATOR & ARBITRATOR. 561-762-9932

Donna Greenspan Solomon, Esq., handles business-related litigation and appeals (state and federal), mediation, and arbitration. Donna also co-counsels and serves as freelance business litigator for those wishing to expand the bench strength of their practices.

Donna was the first attorney certified by The Florida Bar as both Appellate Expert and Business Litigation Specialist. 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.

After graduating No. 1 from law school, Donna clerked at the Fourth District Court of Appeal for the Hon. 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, 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.

Licensed for 27 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1995
Updated 11/23/2022

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

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Solomon Appeals, Mediation & Arbitration
901 So. Federal Highway
Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316

Reviews

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Posted by Bill | December 3, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional, Skillful, Knowledgeable, Precise, Organized, Compassionate
I had the good fortune of being introduced to Donna Solomon, in the midst of a very technical and tedious lawsuit. After my very first conversation with Donna, I knew I was in very good hands and trusted her judgment and advice. Donna, had to immediately come up to speed to understand the facts, the players and the scope of a very complex deal. After two short briefings, she immediately and skillfully set about handling the operations and mechanics of the lawsuit as well as later dismantling the plaintiffs and their attorney through deposition, and onto a request from opposing counsel of settlement. (In my favor) I'm very grateful for Donna's help and assistance! Should I need legal assistance, I will call Donna. Thank you, Donna!
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Posted by Derek | September 3, 2015
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| Consulted Attorney
Simply the best mediation, appeals, and business litigation lawyer in West Palm Beach
Donna Grennspan Solomon provides sound counseling and superb representation for business litigation cases. In addition her reputation as a mediator and appellate attorney in South Florida, specifically in West Palm Beach, is beyond reproach.
Posted by Barbara | September 4, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Very Best
If you are looking for the very best she is the right choice. Save yourself time and money and just hire the best. I would choose her for any future legal issues that we may need. Very professional and gets things done.
Posted by Edwin | April 9, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A powerful proponent for anyone in need
As a small business owner victimized by my franchise, I hired Mrs. Solomon to contest an appeal brought forth by the defendants. Mrs. Solomon came highly recommended from my legal counsel as an Appeal Attorney. Mrs. Solomon immediately made me feel reassured of all my options and possible results and was most kind in working with me financially. I highly attest to Mrs. Solomon's knowledge, work ethic, and constant communication skills. She was a powerful addition to my team and my continued success. In a David and Goliath world, she is the smooth stone you will need to defend yourself.
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Posted by Geoffrey | February 15, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Donna Greenspan Solomon is an excellent attorney who I highly recommend.
Donna Greenspan Solomon is an excellent attorney who I highly recommend. Donna recently worked on a case for me. We vetted several very qualified attorneys who were all interested in the case. But Donna set herself ahead of the others because she was enthusiastic, passionate, attentive, and very knowledgeable on the law. These first impressions proved true throughout the case. Donna worked very hard, provided an exceptional work product, was patient with us, and together with her lead we achieved our goals.
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Posted by Michael | February 15, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Great Appellate Lawyer
Donna is responsive, thorough, and detail oriented. She did a great job assisting with post-trial motions. The case settled before an appeal but Donna would have been our appellate lawyer if it had.
Posted by anonymous | February 6, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Fourth District Court of Appeal
I selected Donna , consulting with my trial lawyers ,for an appeal in Florida's Fourth District .She came highly recommended. She attended one hearing and quickly grasped the essence of my case and devined a strategy for appeal.Her appeal was well written with great clarity and focus. We were successful.
Posted by Vicente | February 1, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Donna Greenspan Solomon is 5 Start attorney
If you are desperated for not moving in your legal affairs, don't hesitate in giving her a call. She will work for you around the clock and very efficiently. She gave us our happiness back . Thanks to team Donna & Weeb
Posted by Keisha | May 24, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing
I was involved in a litigation lawsuit, which I lost! After looking for better representation I found Mrs. Donna Solomon and she was the only one to notice that my contract was non-binding which gave me the leverage to retry my case. After several lawyers, I finally found one worth my money! I ended up settling my case in which a matter that I was comfortable in doing. My case was calling me to pay out one million dollars but I settled for 1/4 of the original judgement amount. Thank you for your guidance and your laser focus!! I definetely would recommend Donna! She's AMAZING!!!!!
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Posted by Michael | September 10, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Appellate
Donna did a great job on the brief we are filing for an appeal.
Posted by Sarah | September 3, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Best Lawyer in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Donna Greenspan Solomon is undoubtedly one of the best lawyers in the Fort Lauderdale and the West Palm Beach, FL area. When our Company hired Donna, we were at our ropes end with a corporate/business breach of contract matter that had been pending in Court limbo for two years. By day 5 of hiring Donna to represent the Company, Donna was ten steps ahead of the other side. Within the first month of having Donna represent us, the other party, flew down to meet our President begging to reach settlement terms stating: "I can't take your pitbull attorney. Can we settle this?" We were able to resolve our lawsuit on better than favorable terms due to Donna's brilliant strategies and timing decisions. Donna was available around the clock and always communicated thoroughly with us on her plan and discussed legal strategies until the Company was comfortable with a resolution. If you are in need of a corporate attorney for breach of contract or other business related lawsuits, you won't find a lawyer who can wear them out like Donna and fight for her client's position. Donna is highly recommended and will be used by our Company again - you won't meet a lawyer in the Florida area who understands that part of the winning strategy is to be proactive and keep the other side on their toes with timely motions and filings to gain the upperhand. Donna helped the Company transition under our end goal, which resulted in getting exactly what we wanted. It is rare to find an attorney now a days that works that hard for the client and is not intimidated to put the work in - very aggressive and very highly recommended.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 20 minutes
Payment methods
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • President
  • Solomon Appeals, Mediation & Arbitration
  • 2011 - Present
  • Partner
  • Schwarzberg & Associates
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Counsel
  • Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, LLP
  • 1997 - 2009
  • Law Clerk
  • Fourth District Court of Appeal
  • 1995 - 1997
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Education

  • Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • Lubin Graduate School of Business at Pace University
  • MA - Masters
  • 1985
  • State University of New York
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1979

Associations

  • Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Business Litigation Certification Committee
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Florida Bar, Alternate Dispute Resolution and Mediation Committee
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Nova Law Alumni
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • 2012 - Present
  • Leadership Palm Beach County
  • 2005 - Present
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Inns of Court
  • Emeritus
  • N/A
  • American Inns of Court
  • Co-Membership Chair
  • 2000 - 2001
  • American Inns of Court
  • Small Group Leader
  • 1999 - 2000
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Board Certified - Business Litigation
  • Florida Bar
  • 2007
  • Pro Bono Award
  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Florida Supreme Court, and Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association
  • 2005
  • Board Certified - Appellate Practice
  • Florida Bar
  • 2003
  • Battered Women Amicus Project
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • 2001
  • National Domestic Violence Awareness Award
  • AVDA and YWCA
  • 2001
  • "And Justice for All" Award
  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach
  • 2000
  • NITA Advocate
  • NITA
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Recent Developments in Arbitration
  • The Revised Florida Arbitration Code and Recent Supreme Court Developments
  • 2013
  • Ethics, the News Media, and the Law
  • Ethics, the News Media, and the Law
  • 2011
  • The "Bad Faith Setup" & Other Hazards
  • Avoiding Bad Faith When Receiving a Policy Limits Demand
  • 2008
  • Risk Management
  • Risk Management
  • 2006
  • Morning Preserves: A Breakfast Seminar for Trial Lawyers
  • Preservation of Error
  • 2005
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Appeals Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I enthusiastically endorse Donna in the areas of Appellate Law and Trial Support. Donna has great writing and communication skills. She has a tremendous ability to explain complicated facts and legal points using plain and simple words. Donna is also a delightful person who is great to work with."
Appeals Attorney | Mar 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Donna Solomon is a remarkable attorney, a passionate advocate, and a consummate professional at all times. I have worked with her extensively and, accordingly, I have observed both her diligent work ethic and excellent work product. Donna is poised, confident, articulate, and she is endowed with a razor-sharp legal mind. Her legal writing is analytical, cogent and persuasive. I give Donna my highest endorsement."
Mediation Attorney | Nov 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"It is always a pleasure working on cases with Donna. Very knowledgeable on the law, processes, and court procedures. Extremely courteous, highly intelligent, professional, and caring. Goes the extra mile to get things accomplished. I highly recommend Donna to all my friends, family and colleagues."
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Fort Lauderdale Appeals Lawyer Donna Greenspan Solomon
Donna Greenspan Solomon
Appeals Attorney
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Licensed for 27 years
Free Consultation