Mike Soloff received his B.A. from Brown University magna cum laude in 1980 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School magna cum laude in 1983. Mr. Soloff then clerked for Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia Circuit before joining Munger, Tolles & Olson in 1985. Mr. Soloff has been a partner at Munger Tolles since 1990.
A key aspect of Mr. Soloff's practice is the prosecution and defense of complex real estate litigation. Mr. Soloff has either prosecuted or defended matters involving real estate fraud, appraisal fraud, appraiser malpractice, title company malpractice, escrow company malpractice, slander of title claims, title insurance claims, mortgage insurance claims, claims for judicial foreclosure, claims on guarantees and claims for breach of real estate purchase contracts. Mr. Soloff's clients have included lenders, developers, investors and purchasers.
Another aspect of Mr. Soloff's practice is the defense of massive toxic tort claims. In particular, Mr. Soloff has played a leading role in the representation of various oil companies in response to a massive marine oil spill, in the representation of a nuclear power plant operator in connection with alleged radiation injury claims brought by workers and their families and in the representation of a major meat processor in connection with a massive outbreak of food poisoning caused by E-Coli O157:H7. Mr. Soloff also has extensive experience in obtaining insurance coverage for clients in real estate, toxic tort and other matters.