Ariel E. Solomon, Esq.

Rebecca Solomon

Education

  • JD Albany Law School
  • BA New York University, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Practice Areas

Court Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court NDNY
  • U.S. District Court SDNY
  • U.S. District Court WDNY
  • U.S. Board of Veterans Appeals

Office Locations

  • Washington, DC
  • Albany, NY
Ariel Solomon

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 retaliation cases.

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.

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