Paul Solomon represents corporations and their audit committees, officers, directors and employees in connection with a wide variety of investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other federal and state law enforcement agencies, and in litigation that arises in connection with those investigations.

Bio

Mr. Solomon’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, complex civil litigation and enforcement actions. He has defended corporations against allegations arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the False Claims Act, as well as actions based upon federal mail and wire fraud statutes and alleged federal securities fraud.

Mr. Solomon has extensive experience conducting global FCPA investigations and compliance reviews, including matters in, among other countries, Angola, Argentina, China, Croatia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, France, Gabon, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Turkey and Turkmenistan. Mr. Solomon speaks publicly about the FCPA and the U.K. Bribery Act and developments in anticorruption laws and their applications.

Representative cases include:

  • a Fortune 25 company and a Fortune Global 500 company in multinational FCPA investigations;
  • a company involved in multistate consumer protection actions;
  • a company in connection with a government enforcement action regarding federal aviation laws and regulations;
  • a financial services firm in connection with federal collection actions;
  • a financial services firm in connection with allegations arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act;
  • companies in the health care industry in connection with internal investigations and due diligence issues; and
  • a pro bono representation in connection with a criminal appeal regarding a defendant’s right to a fair and impartial trial under Maryland law.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, 2004 (with honors)
  • A.B., University of Maryland, 1999

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Experience

  • Law Clerk, Hon. Mary E. Barbera, Maryland Court of Special Appeals (2004-2005)