Gerald is a founding member of the firm. Gerald began his legal career at the San Diego-based firm of Seltzer Caplan Wilkins and McMahon where he practiced as an associate and partner for six years. In 1991, Gerald joined Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith where he practiced as a partner until 1998. From there, he became Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of DDR OliverMcMillan, a national real estate development company specializing in large redevelopment projects in primarily “lifestyle” retail centers. In 1999, he returned to the practice of law and formed The Law Offices of Gerald I. Solomon, Inc. where he remained in practice until the formation of Solomon Minton Cardinal Doyle & Smith LLP.
Mr. Solomon specializes in real estate and business transactional law. His practice primarily focuses on representing large and medium-sized, entrepreneurial real estate companies in most all transactional aspects of their real estate businesses including:
- Real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing
- Financing transactions and equity generation
- Entity formation and governance
- Development and redevelopment of property
Gerald is a native of San Diego. He graduated cum laude, with a B.A. from San Diego State University and earned his J.D. at the University of San Diego School of Law in 1985 graduating magna cum laude.