Eric Solomon grew up in Northern California, completing high school in Mendocino, California, where he graduated at the top of his class. After working and traveling in Europe, Mexico, and Alaska, Mr. Solomon attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he attained a Bachelor of Science in Geography, and graduated with High Honors and Distinction in General Scholarship in 1979. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1984.
Mr. Solomon worked in diverse occupations, including as a union laborer, longshoreman, king crab fisherman, and bed and breakfast inn operator before joining Brayton Purcell in 1987. Since arriving at the firm, Eric has tried numerous asbestos disease cases to jury verdict, with several successful outcomes, including Robert Rodriquez v.