Rachel Bevans Soloman

Member

Recent Publication:

New York Sets Maximum Construction Contract Retainage at 5% for Private Projects [Alert]

Leni Cummins, Jennifer Miller, Rachel Soloman, and Anthony Riverso discuss the complexities surrounding the recent amendments to Section 756-a and Section 756-c.

Rachel Bevans Soloman is a litigator in the firm’s New York office. She concentrates her practice on complex litigation related to construction and commercial disputes. Rachel counsels and represents project owners and developers, contractors, and design professionals in all stages of construction projects, including contract formation, project management, pre-suit investigation, development of potential claims, and litigation of claims. Rachel has litigated a variety of construction-related disputes in state and federal courts across the country.

Rachel also has significant experience in consumer class actions, including consumer protection and privacy claims, and she has defended clients facing individual and collective actions. Rachel has a track record of successfully narrowing claims and achieving early, decisive exits, and she has worked in the vanguard of mass arbitration defense.

Rachel earned her J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School, where she was the executive development editor for the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and an articles editor for the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.

Experience

News

Cozen O'Connor Promotes 29 Attorneys to Member

March 20, 2023

Cozen O'Connor is proud to announce the promotion of 29 attorneys to member.

Publications

New York Sets Maximum Construction Contract Retainage at 5% for Private Projects [Alert]

January 10, 2024

Leni Cummins, Jennifer Miller, Rachel Soloman, and Anthony Riverso discuss the complexities surrounding the recent amendments to Section 756-a and Section 756-c.

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2014
  • University of Florida, B.S., 2011
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of New York

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