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Michael Samuel Solender

Michael Samuel Solender, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1990, District of Columbia 1991. Recipient Community Service award, Urban Justice Center, 2005. Member of American Inn of Court, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Solender, Michael Samuel was born on April 14, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Stephen and Elsa Solender.

  • Education

    • Bachelor summa cum laude, Columbia University, New York City, 1986. Juris Doctor, Yale Law School, New Haven, 1989.

    Career

    • Law clerk to Honorary Leonard B. Sand United States District Court (southern district) New York, 1989—1990. Associate Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, 1991—1997, partner, 1997—1999, 2001—2002. General counsel Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2000—2001.

      Senior managing director legal department Bear Stearns Companies, Incorporated, New York York City, 2002—2004, general counsel, senior managing director, 2004—2008. Executive vice president, chief legal officer Washington Mutual, Inc., Seattle, 2008. Vice chairman, general counsel Ernst & Young LLP, New York City, since 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1990, District of Columbia 1991.

    Membership

    Member of American Inn of Court, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Holly Renee Fogler, October 23, 1993.
    • father: Stephen Solender
    • mother: Elsa Solender
    • spouse: Holly Renee Fogler
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    Born April 14, 1964
    (age 53)
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