Steven J. Solomon Attorney At Law

Steven J. Solomon - Attorney at Law

Bankruptcy Section Chair

Miami Managing Shareholder

T 305-416-6880
F 305-416-6887
D 305-913-0367
Miami 333 S.E. 2nd Avenue Suite 3200 Miami, Florida 33131

Steven is the managing shareholder of GrayRobinson's Miami Office and chair of the firm's Bankruptcy Section. He has more than 25 years of experience in business bankruptcy Chapter 11, out-of-court workouts, restructuring law and representing fiduciaries. Steven has represented various constituents in bankruptcy cases, receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors and out-of-court workout matters. Among others, he has represented debtors, lenders, trustees, receivers and purchasers of assets out of bankruptcy or other insolvency proceedings on a national basis. Prior to practicing law, Steven practiced accounting in the tax department of Arthur Andersen LLP. After earning his law degree, Steven joined Arthur Andersen LLP as a Senior Director of Corporate Recovery Services providing financial and restructuring advisory services to troubled companies, debtors-in-possession and Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors. Steven brings his added experience in accounting and financial restructuring consulting to his clients.  

  • Areas of Emphasis
    • Bankruptcy Law
    • Creditors' Rights
    • Workout and Loan Restructuring
    • Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors
  • Education
    • University of Florida, B.S. (accounting, 1988)
    • University of Florida, J.D. (1991)
      • The Florida Moot Court Team, Member
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
    • Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida, Member
    • Florida Blue Key, Member
    • American Bankruptcy Institute
      • Asset Sales Committee, Member
  • Awards & Recognitions
    • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2012-2021
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2022
      • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
      • Litigation - Bankruptcy
    • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2021
    • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2008-2009, 2011, 2013
  • Civic
    • Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
      • Board of Directors, Honorary
    • The New Miami Lighthouse Learning Center, Inc.
      • Founding Member
      • Board of Directors, 2020 - present
    • Leadership Florida
      • Cornerstone Class XXXIX
    • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
      • Board of Directors, Executive Committee, 2020 - present
  • Articles & Publications
    • Co-Author, "Avoiding Litigation: Is Your Website Accessible to Visually, Hearing Impaired?" Daily Business Review, October 2016
    • "Acquisition Through Credit Bidding A Bankruptcy Advantage for the Secured Lender," Commercial Finance Association, November 2008
    • Co-Author, "The Chapter 11 Tenant: Is the Landlord Now Calling the Shots?" The Daily Business Review, March 2007
    • "Confidentiality, Privilege and a Committee's Duty to Disclose 'Information'," Andrews Litigation Reporter, December 2006
    • Co-Author, "If the Bubble Bursts, Will the SARE Reappear?," LRP Publications, April 2006
    • Co-Author, "K-Mart Ruling May Threaten 'Critical Vendors' Elevated Status," AIRA News, October 2003
    • Co-Author, "Key Employee Retention Bonuses: An Uncertain Future?" AIRA News, August 2003
    • "Case Analysis: Ponzi Scheme Did Not Preclude 'Ordinary Course' Defense," CLLA, November 2000
    • "Case Analysis: Plan May Not Release Claims Against Non-Debtor Officers and Directors," CLLA, May 2000
    • "Case Analysis: Trustee May Avoid, as Fraudulent, Irrevocable, Pre-petition Election to Carry-Forward New Operating Losses Pursuant to Bankruptcy Code §548 and Recover Tax Refund for Estate," CLLA, June 1999
  • Presentations & Seminars
    • "Retale: Lessons Learned from Recent Retail Cases," Alexander L. Paskay Memorial Bankruptcy Seminar, March 26, 2021
    • “Supplier Bankruptcy: The Ultimate Disruption?” Institute of Supply Management, December 9, 2020
    • "You're in Default: Now What?" GrayRobinson and GlassRatner Joint Webinar, May 21, 2020
    • "Distressed M&A Panel," Turnaround Management Association Florida Chapter, The Bankers Club, Miami, Florida, September 2011
    • "Re-Thinking Development and Investment Opportunities," ULI Panel - 8th Annual Treasure Coast Program: Different Times, New Approaches, November 2009
    • "Buying Condos in Bulk: You May Be Getting More Than You Bargained For," AIRA's 25th Annual Bankruptcy and Restructuring Conference, June 2009
    • "Bankruptcy v. Limited Insurance Proceeds," MC Consultants Construction Defect and Construction Law Conference, May 2009
  • Media Mentions