Solomon Shinerock is a litigator who focuses on complex commercial disputes, securities litigation, and commercial arbitrations. He represents a range of clients that includes global investment banks, investment advisors, public pension funds, and energy exploration and development corporations. He has an active pro-bono practice, and has successfully petitioned for asylum on behalf of a political refugee and sought appellate relief in connection with a capital case in Texas.
From 2010-2011 Solomon served as a law clerk to Judge Harold Baer, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from American University Washington College of Law, where he was a Mussey-Gillett fellow recognized for academic excellence and service to the community. He completed an undergraduate degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition at Oberlin College, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with High Honors. He is admitted to practice in New York.
• Samantar v. Yousuf: Recent Development in the Laws Governing Civil Torture Claims in U.S. Courts, 17 Buff. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 155 (2011).
• Co-author, Morrison: Judicial Running in Place, The National Law Journal, July 5, 2010
Hon. Harold Baer Jr.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York