Ariel E. Solomon, Esq.
Ariel E. Solomon concentrates her practice in the areas of Federal Employment Law and Civil
Litigation. She has significant experience asserting rights of employees
in complex litigation matters, including but not limited to, providing
aggressive representation for employees in adverse action cases before
the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), discrimination cases before
the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal retirement and whistleblower
Ariel provides representation to federal employees on an international
level, and has represented clients based in Asia, the European Union,
and the Middle East. Ariel also practices extensively in discrimination
matters that involve: pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination,
sexual harassment, wrongful termination, racial discrimination, national
origin discrimination, genetic discrimination, age discrimination, religious
discrimination. Ariel endeavors to provide exceptional legal services
to clients seeking recourse in employment and litigation matters.
She has published her work concerning recent developments in employment
discrimination matters and recently co-authored a publication for the
American Bar Association concerning the employment rights of veterans
under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
She has also written extensively for faculty members of the National Business
Institute (NBI) on issues pertaining to civil litigation. Ariel earned
her Juris Doctor, with a concentration in International Law from Albany
Law School, and her Bachelor of Arts,
magna cum laude, from New York University. Prior to founding The Solomon Law Firm, PLLC,
Ariel was a Senior Attorney with a litigation firm in New York State and
before that a Senior Associate with Tully Rinckey, PLLC, where she created
a Federal Employment Litigation Department in the New York office and
was involved in all facets of federal employment litigation.
Ariel's prior litigation record encompasses regular appearances before
the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
and the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, the United States Court of Appeals
for the Federal Circuit, and the Federal and State Courts of New York
State. She has served as principal attorney for precedent setting cases
brought against Federal Employers, including against the U.S. Department
of Justice, the United States Postal Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture,
and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
Ariel remains an active member of the New York State and International
Bar Association and has been recognized for her dedication to providing
pro bono services as an Empire State Counsel Honoree. In her spare time Ariel enjoys
traveling and has lived abroad in Europe and the Middle East. Ariel speaks
Hebrew, and is proficient in German and Japanese. Ariel has appeared in
numerous media outlets to discuss issues pertinent to federal employment
law and to comment on her representation in cases that have engendered
significant attention from the media. To see or hear more of Ariel's
media appearances, visit the
In The News section of our website. She has appeared in nationally syndicated publications,
including Business Week and Forbes.