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David B. Solomon

About David B. Solomon

David Solomon is a partner in Corporate & Securities Group of Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC in Chicago, Illinois. David has extensive experience in structuring and consummating mergers and acquisition transactions and in representing banks, mezzanine lenders and private equity firms when they make investments in companies. David also represents many middle-market companies in a "general counsel" capacity by handling various business law issues. Upon joining Levenfeld Pearlstein in 2009, David founded and currently serves as the chair of the firm’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) practice which serves clients who are involved in various types of transactions involving ESOPs. In addition to working on ESOP transactions and advising ESOP companies, David currently serves as the Executive Vice President of the Illinois Chapter of the ESOP Association and is also a member of the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO). David has lectured frequently on ESOPs and has published articles in various publications about how ESOPs are an effective business succession strategy. David also participates in governmental lobbying efforts on behalf of ESOP companies.

ESOP is it right for you?

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs): Meeting Business Succession Objectives

Does Legacy Rate Higher with You, or Pure Profit? Thinking about selling your business? Is maintaining its integrity and mission more important to you than pure profit? Then an Employee Stock Ownership Plan may be something to consider. Some business owners simply want to derive the highest value from the sale of their company, and […]

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