Ben Solomon is the owner and managing partner of award-winning law firms ALG and Solomon, Cooperman & Recondo, LLP. Mr. Solomon serves as general counsel to hundreds of community associations and condominiums throughout Florida on all aspects of their legal matters. Ben Solomon also represents real estate investors, banks, hotels, REITS, oil companies, and real estate developers. Among other publicly traded clients, Mr. Solomon is the attorney for the largest production homebuilder in the country, Lennar (NYSE: LEN), Sotherly Hotels (NASDAQ: SOHO), and BB&T (NYSE: BBT). Mr. Solomon currently advises over billion dollars in real estate assets for clients encompassing over 15 million square feet of improved real estate and thousands of acres of developable land. Among hundreds of other premier projects, Ben Solomon represents Four Seasons Surf Club, SLS Lux, Brickell Heights, Hyde Resort, Panorama Tower, Landmark at Doral, Aventura Park Square, Echo Brickell, Okan Tower, Harborview at Fisher Island, Bellini Bal Harbor, One Miami, and Continuum South Tower.
Mr. Solomon has extensive knowledge in legally designing residential and commercial development projects and has counseled and turned over hundreds of communities and condominiums for some of the largest developers in the United States. Ben Solomon also has significant experience in commercial and residential real estate transactions, complex litigation, receivership, and business. During his career, Mr. Solomon has worked on contracts and transactions totaling billions of dollars in value.
From 2016-2017, Ben Solomon served as the president of the Builders Association of South Florida (BASF) and is now Chairman of the Board. Mr. Solomon also serves as corporate counsel to the Miami Association of Realtors, the largest realtor association in the country with over 45,000 members. Additionally, Mr. Solomon owns and manages a successful software development company, Voting Portals, which develops and offers secure (online) e-voting services to associations and their members in various regulated sectors.
Before starting his own law firms and businesses, Mr. Solomon was an attorney with the national law firm of Duane Morris, LLP, where he represented some of the top builders in the country including Toll Brothers. Mr. Solomon graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Boston University where he majored in Public Relations. He then studied law at the College of London and received his Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of Miami School of Law.
Mr. Solomon is a nationally recognized real estate attorney who has been on television, radio and quoted in dozens of publications. Among other notable media, Ben Solomon has made television appearances on CNBC, CNN, FOX, CBS, and NBC, and has been featured in Money Magazine, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Miami Herald, Daily Business Review, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, The Real Deal, Miami Today, and South Florida Business Journal. Among other prestigious awards and recognitions, Ben Solomon has been named Most Effective Lawyer, Legal Elite, Top 100 in America, Florida’s BEST, and Association Counsel of the Year.
Ben Solomon does significant pro bono work for those in need and sponsors, participates and organizes multiple philanthropic organizations including, among others, Big Brother Big Sister, Boys and Girls Club, Dolphins Cancer Challenge, and MS Society.