Steven Davidoff Solomon
Faculty Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Business
Professor Davidoff Solomon’s book “Gods at War: Shotgun Takeovers, Government by Deal and the Private Equity Implosion,” an exploration of modern-day deals and deal-making, was released in 2009. His prior scholarship can be accessed on SSRN here.
Prior to entering academia, Professor Davidoff Solomon practiced as an attorney for about 10 years with Shearman & Sterling in its New York and London offices and with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in its London office. There, he represented European and U.S. clients in acquisitions and sales of public and private companies, joint ventures, and private equity and venture capital investments. Many of these transactions included a substantial cross-border element.Professor Davidoff Solomon graduated from the Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude. He has a master’s degree in finance from the London Business School.