Mr. Solomon has served as the Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel for a number of firms that provide M&A, capital raising, valuation, fairness opinion and other financial advisory services to pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical device, healthcare services and other life sciences companies.
He was the first General Counsel of Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), an international investment banking firm with a market-leading healthcare practice. Mr. Solomon was also the General Counsel of a boutique financial and strategic advisory firm that provided financial and strategic analysis and transaction support services to life sciences companies.
Mr. Solomon is currently serving as the Chief Legal Officer of JMP Group (NYSE:JMP), an investment banking and alternative asset management firm that is a leader in underwriting the debt and equity securities offerings of its life science company clients.
Mr. Solomon holds a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a B.S. in accountancy from the University of Illinois.