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Rodney Jeff Solomon

Rodney Jeff Solomon, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1979, District of Columbia 1979, United States District Court Massachusetts 1988. Board directors Midnight Basketball League of Atlanta, Inc., 1992-1996, board directors Housing Development Law Institute, since 2007, audit committee member National Housing Conference, since 2007. Member Massachusetts Bar, District of Columbia Bar.

Background

  • Solomon, Rodney Jeff was born on April 14, 1949 in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. Son of Julius Franklin and Justine Paula (Rodney) Solomon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Amherst College, 1971. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1979.

    Career

    • Legislation assistant Office of senior Robert Taft Junior, Washington, 1971-1976. Legal assistant Cambridge-Somerville Legal Services, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977-1978. Consultant Mayor' General’ s Office Community Development, Chelsea, 1977-1978.

      Associate Caplar & Bok, Boston, 1978. Special counsel Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency, 1979-1980. Acting assistant administrator planning and redevelopment Boston Housing Authority, 1980-1981, special counsel to receiver, director special projects, 1980-1983, from acting general counsel to general counsel, 1983-1992.

      From deputy executive director to acting executive director Housing Authority City of Atlanta, 1992-1994. Director special actions Office Public and Indian Housing/United States Department Housing and Urban Development, Washingon, 1994-1996, senior director policy and legislation, 1996-1999. Deputy assistant secretary for policy, program and legislation initiatives United States Department Housing and Urban Development, 1999—2003.

      Attorney Hawkins, Delafield & Wood, since 2003. Member staff distressed properties committee Council Large Public Housing Authorities, Washington, 1990-1994. Member Housing Working Group, President's Commission on Model State Drug Laws, 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1979, District of Columbia 1979, United States District Court Massachusetts 1988.

    Works

    • Contributor: reports, legislation in field Public Housing Reform and Voucher Success, Progress and Challenges. Brookings Institution, 2005. Contributor articles public to professional journal.

    Membership

    Board directors Midnight Basketball League of Atlanta, Inc., 1992-1996, board directors Housing Development Law Institute, since 2007, audit committee member National Housing Conference, since 2007. Member Massachusetts Bar, District of Columbia Bar.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Griesemer, October 17, 1976. Children: Julia, Justin.
    • father: Julius Franklin Solomon
    • mother: Justine Paula (Rodney) Solomon
    • spouse: Nancy Griesemer
    • children: Julia Solomon
    • Justin Solomon
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    Born April 14, 1949
    (age 68)
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