101 Huntington Avenue
Suite 530

Boston, MA 02199

(617) 439-9800

48 Wall Street
26th floor

NY, NY 10005

(212) 493-3100

Pollack Solomon Duffy LLP

Joshua L. Solomon



(617) 439-9800 Ext. 2


High-Stakes Civil Litigation, Class Action Defense, Government Investigations, Criminal Defense/Government Misconduct, Securities and Financial Services Litigation, Employment Law

Practice Overview and Achievements

  • Representation of individuals and companies in state and federal, civil and criminal, individual, class actions, and multidistrict litigation, with jury and bench trials
  • Successful arbitrations in securities, contract, employment matters
  • Obtained pretrial dismissal of state criminal charges
  • Obtained judgment of acquittal on federal aggravated identity theft charge
  • Won a $10.5 million jury verdict as trial counsel on a “napkin” acquisition contract claim by an executive against a large publicly-traded telecommunications company, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Achieved dismissals of putative class and other representative actions involving various legal claims, including securities, employment, and consumer protection claims
  • Representation of numerous executives and entities in government investigations, SEC enforcement proceedings, civil and criminal litigations

 Professional and Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Charles River YMCA, Board of Advisors


  • Law Clerk, for the Honorable Andrew J. Kleinfeld, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
  • Editor, Harvard Law Review
  • SuperLawyers, Rising Star


  • Managing and Reducing Outside Legal Expenses, New York Law Journal (April 9, 2009)
  • “Limitations on Censure Through Adverse Publicity,” Lawyers Weekly
  • “No Bad Puns: A Different Approach to Personal Jurisdiction and the Internet,” Harv. L. Rev.
  • “Multi-District Litigation: Boon or Bane?,” Boston Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States


  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2003
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1996