Solomon Appeals, Mediation & Arbitration

* Appeals (State and Federal)

* Mediation

* Arbitration

* Litigation, Trial, and Appellate Support on "Of Counsel" (Contract) Basis

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Firm Overview

Donna Greenspan Solomon, Esq., handles appeals (state and federal) and offers mediation and arbitration services to attorney-represented parties in West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach, Wellington, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, and surrounding areas. Donna is one of only two attorneys Board Certified by the Florida Bar as both an Appellate Specialist and Business Litigator. Donna is a Certified Circuit, Appellate and Family Mediator. Donna is also a Florida Supreme Court Qualified and FINRA-Approved Arbitrator. Before becoming an attorney, Donna was a Certified Public Accountant with an MBA in finance.
Main Office

Ft. Lauderdale
901 So. Federal Highway
Suite 300
Ft. Lauderdale  FL  33316

Phone
  • (561) 910-0054
Fax
  • (954) 463-6759

Office Information

Emergency After Hours

No

Business
* Appeals (State and Federal)
* Mediation: Circuit-Civil, Appellate, and Family (Attorney-Represented Parties Only)
* Arbitration
* Litigation, Trial and Appellate Support on "Of Counsel" (Contract) Basis
Donna Greenspan Solomon, Esq., handles appeals, mediation, and arbitration. She is one of only two attorneys certified by the Florida Bar in both Appellate Practice and Business Litigation. 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.

Donna is a Certified Circuit, Family, and Appellate Mediator. Donna offers mediation services only to attorney-represented parties.

Donna is also a Florida Supreme Court Qualified and FINRA-approved Arbitrator. Donna is a former Certified Public Accountant with an MBA in finance. She is AV Preeminent-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Donna Greenspan Solomon offers relief for busy litigators not yet ready to hire a full-time attorney. Donna provides litigation, trial, and appellate support on an "of-counsel" (contract) basis. Donna is an experienced commercial litigator as well as appellate attorney. She was in the litigation and insurance coverage departments of a large national firm for twelve years before starting her own practice. Donna is Florida Bar Certified in Business Litigation as well as Appellate Practice.

Donna is available to assist in all stages of litigation, including drafting of pleadings, motions, and memoranda, preparation of discovery requests, document review and analysis, preparation of timelines and chronologies, taking depositions, and arguing motions.

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

Donna Greenspan Solomon offers relief for busy litigators not yet ready to hire a full-time attorney.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

We offer mediation and arbitration services.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Donna provides pro bono legal services only through the Legal Aid of Palm Beach County.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Donna has a uniquely blended background as experienced commercial litigator, appellate attorney, and former certified public accountant. She is one of only two attorneys certified by the Florida Bar in both Appellate Practice and Business Litigation.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Not applicable.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Not applicable.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Donna Greenspan Solomon offers relief for busy litigators not yet ready to hire a full-time attorney. Donna provides litigation support on an "of-counsel" (contract) basis. Donna is an experienced commercial litigator as well as appellate attorney. She was in the litigation and insurance coverage departments of a large national firm for twelve years before starting her own practice. Donna is one of only two attorneys certified by the Florida Bar in both Business Litigation and Appellate Practice.

Donna Greenspan Solomon

Donna has a uniquely blended background as experienced commercial litigator, appellate attorney, and former certified public accountant. She has handled a wide variety of real estate and other contract disputes, employment litigation, insurance coverage disputes and bad faith, and trademark and copyright litigation. Donna has represented clients in state and federal proceedings, at the trial court level and on appeal.

After graduating No. 1 from the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University, Donna clerked at the Fourth District Court of Appeal for Justice Barbara J. Pariente, now serving on the Florida Supreme Court. Following her clerkship, Donna was with the national law firm now known as Edwards Wildman for twelve years. Donna then became a partner with a boutique litigation firm where she chaired the firm's appellate practice section.

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.

Donna opened her own firm in 2011. Donna limits her practice to:

* Appeals (State and Federal);

* Mediations/Arbitrations; and

* Litigation, Trial, and Appellate Support.

Donna has been recognized with several awards for her pro bono work and has been a leader in various professional organizations. Donna has published numerous articles, given presentations, and participated in panel discussions concerning various business-related areas of the law. Donna also taught Accounting for Lawyers as an adjunct professor for Shepard Broad Law Center at NovaSoutheastern University. Donna blogs about ADR-related issues.

Donna is a passionate believer in resolving disputes through mediation and/or arbitration rather than by judge or jury.

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