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About Lisa

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1994
  • United States Supreme Court, 2005
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 1999
  • United States District Court, SDNY, 1994
  • United States District Court, EDNY, 1994

Professional Affiliations

  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Westchester Women's Bar Association (Co-Chair, Practice Management Committee, 2001-2009)
  • Justice Brandeis Westchester Law Society
  • Scribes - The American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects
  • Legal Writing Institute

Previous Employment

  • Wohl & Entwistle, Associate, 1993-1995
    Associate at small New York City civil litigation firm

  • Lexis-Nexis, Education Specialist, 1995-1996
    Trained New York City-area law students in use of proprietary legal research software


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1993
    Semi-finalist, Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition

  • Brandeis University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1990
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Dean’s List (all semesters)
    Justice Brandeis Scholar
    Abraham Sachar Scholar

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Jennifer Moore

Jennifer Moore, Esq.
Moore Family Law, P.A.

Plymouth, MN

Family law and estate planning

"Lisa went above and beyond. She gave me a new perspective on the case, offering new arguments that would never have occurred to me. Her writing was impeccable, and she researched caselaw from my jurisdiction that provided me with an understanding of the arguments she suggested. My client was extremely happy with the end result, and he has asked me to engage Lisa's services in the future."

Jennifer Moore

Louis La Pietra, Esq.
La Pietra & Krieger, P.C.

White Plains, NY

Civil and criminal litigation

"When people need help, they call the police. When the police need help, they call the SWAT Team. When La Pietra & Krieger needs help, we call Lisa Solomon. She's our SWAT Team. No matter what the area, Lisa has an uncanny ability to grasp facts, understand concepts that are completely foreign to most people, and turn that into cogent, salient legal reasoning that we're always proud to submit."

Stephen Conlon

Stephen P. Conlon, Esq.
The Conlon Firm

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Land use, business planning and general counsel services

"Lisa assisted me with writing a brief to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals....Lisa is especially good at making... tight arguments...that are very explicit, very tight, no wiggle room....We got the brief done in good time before the deadline. She’s an excellent writer [and an] excellent researcher...."

Mitchell Matorin

Mitchell J. Matorin, Esq.
Matorin Law Office, LLC

Needham, MA

Commercial litigation and appeals

"I recommend Lisa highly, not only for her writing abilities, but also for her ability to quickly grasp legal issues and to offer valuable insight as a sounding board. I would not hesitate to call upon Lisa for assistance in the future."

Cari Rincker

Cari Rincker, Esq.
RinckerLaw, PLLC

New York, NY

General practice concentrating in agriculture and environmental law

"When an emergency hit and I needed legal research done quickly, Lisa was the first person who came to mind. She was very good at honing in on the precise legal question that needed [to be] addressed in court for my oral argument. In terms of legal research, she not only met my expectations . . . , she exceeded them."

Jonathan Corley

Jonathan Corley, Esq.
Whittelsey, Whittlesey & Poole

Opelika, AL

Civil litigation and criminal defense

"I think that [Lisa] did a fantastic job of taking...
somewhat of a complicated case that had been ongoing for many years and really grasping it very quickly and...
identifying the issues...very quickly and very effectively. I also enjoyed working with her because of her candor and her ability to analyze the situation realistically...."

Richard West, Esq.

Richard A. West, Esq.
Richard A. West, LLC

Florham Park, NJ

Professional licensee and small business representation

"I was facing a big motion for partial summary judgment and came to Lisa because I needed a little bit of help researching some of the issues....After speaking with Lisa, I was able to crystallize some of the issues that concerned me and, instead of responding to the motion..., I decided, with my client, that it was probably a good idea to try to settle the case. As a result of Lisa's input, I was able to obtain a settlement that was much more favorable than that which I originally thought I was going to get."

Sharon Campbell

Sharon K. Campbell, Esq.

Dallas, TX

Consumer litigation

"I had a federal motion for summary judgment response and I wished to do a counter-summary judgment at the same time....I decided this was probably the perfect project to use Lisa's services....She did an excellent job for me. She was very detailed in how she analyzed [the] case and all the documents and the research, coming up with arguments that even I wouldn't have thought of....I was very pleased with the final product and would be happy to work with her again."

Andrew C. Simpson

Andrew C. Simpson, Esq.
Andrew C. Simpson, P.C.

Christiansted, USVI

Insurance defense

"...[R]ecently, [Lisa] helped me with a petition for certiorari that I was drafting for the U.S. Supreme Court....As I antici-
pated, Lisa made a number of great suggestions for improving the content of my petition....
Lisa's attention to technical detail is astonishing....Lisa is as meticulous with her sub-
stantive work product as she is with [the] technical stuff....I, without hesitation, recommend Lisa's services...."

Patricia A. Sokolich

Patricia A. Sokolich, Esq.

Garden City, NY

Matrimonial and family law

"I have worked with [Lisa] on family law cases for the past six years, and each time her work has been professional, diligent, accurate and cost-effective."

Joseph Potashnik, Esq.

Joseph Potashnik, Esq.
Joseph Potashnik & Assocs., PLLC

New York, NY

Criminal defense

"My firm retained help us with...research and drafting of a presentencing submission in a federal criminal case....
Lisa was very efficient and thorough in her research, and her writing style was very clear and very persuasive. She was a very easy person to work with and she always delivered on time."

Ben Glass

Ben Glass, Esq.
Benjamin W. Glass, III & Assoc. PC

Fairfax, VA

Personal injury and medical malpractice

"Lots of us are way too busy to do a lot of in-depth legal research ourselves....I like Lisa because she's very smart about this [and] she helps me narrow the issues and frame the issues that I'm thinking about."

Margaretha Gravett

Margaretha Gravett, Esq.
Gravett & Gravett

White Plains, NY

Matrimonial and family law

"Lisa's research was impeccable and thorough, and we found her writing to be clear and to the point. Lisa's arguments were cogent and convincing and she was just an absolute pleasure to work with."

Steven A. Swidler, Esq.

Steven A. Swidler, Esq.
Swidler & Messi, LLP

New York, NY

Commercial, matrimonial and estate litigation

"I had a vacation scheduled and was up against a deadline on an appellate brief. Gave Lisa the job, returned from vacation—the appellate brief was done with almost zero changes to be made."

David J. Abeshouse, Esq.

David J. Abeshouse, Esq.

Uniondale, NY

Commercial litigation

"After two decades of business litigation practice, I admit to being quite demanding about how accurate, complete, analytical, creative, responsive and cost-effective work that is done for me must be. Lisa has met and exceeded these high standards."

David Z. Kaufman, Esq.

David Z. Kaufman, Esq.

Fairfax, VA

Commercial litigation

"I hired Lisa because of her reputation for research and careful analysis. I found that reputation fully justified. "

Edgar De Leon, Esq.

Edgar De Leon, Esq.
De Leon & Associates, PLLC

New York, NY

Matrimonial law and criminal defense

"Working with Lisa has enabled me to devote my time to being in court and doing the other things that I need to do to be successful in a very, very tough, demanding and competitive profession....She's very, very, very good at what she does."

Michael K. Eidman, Esq.

Michael K. Eidman, Esq.

New York, NY

Personal injury and medical malpractice

"Lisa has often come to my rescue when I've been in a jam, whether it's because I got suddenly hit with a summary judgment motion while preparing for a trial of another case or if it's perhaps because I need a real appellate maven to handle an appeal for me....Lisa has continued to be an asset to my office and I'm sure she'd be an asset to any office that uses her services."

Beverly Rogers, Esq.

Beverly Rogers, Esq.
Rogers & Tartaro, LLC

Ridgefield, CT and White Plains, NY

Commercial, real estate and T&E litigation

"...I’ve had occasion to work with Lisa several times through the years and find her to be the consummate professional. The quality of her research and writing is excellent. Lisa is responsive to time constraints and filing deadlines and I never had to worry that her briefs would not be delivered to me on time. She is proactive with legal strategies and analyses, and she’s a great sounding board."

Mark Del Bianco, Esq.

Mark Del Bianco, Esq.

Kensington, MD

Communications and internet law

"...I have really enjoyed working with Lisa....I would highly recommend that lawyers looking for help talk to [her]."

Cecile C. Weich, Esq.

Cecile C. Weich, Esq.

Bronx, NY and Chester, MD

General practice

"Lisa Solomon has helped me with research on many cases . . . . I recommend [Lisa] enthusiastically."

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