Albert J. Soler
Managing Attorney and Founder - New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Telephone: (215) 989 - 4411
Albert is a an attorney, legal media analyst, founder of Soler Legal LLC, entertainment professional, and founder of Beat Street Entertainment LLC. Albert represents clients in a variety of practice areas, including litigation, intellectual property, business law, entertainment, sports, fashion, music and television, licensing, defamation & First Amendment, and more. Albert is also the founder of Beat Street Entertainment (BSE), a music and entertainment company dedicated to the development, promotion, and management of musicians, singers, producers, entertainers, athletes, artists, and creatives in the entertainment industry, as well as educational seminars and conferences. Albert is co-founder of the “Got Beats Music & Entertainment Conference,” the premier music and entertainment conference focusing on music law, the music business, touring, revenue streams, emerging business models, and live music production with icons of the industry.
Albert has counseled a variety of notable clients, including NFL running back Brian Westbrook of the Philadelphia Eagles, hip-hop legend Havoc of Mobb Deep, DJ and producer DJ L.E.S., Rapper Big Noyd, hip-hop pioneer E-40, recording artist and winner of America’s Got Talent Bianca Ryan, singer Riley McEvoy, mixed martial artists Jonavin “Spider” Webb and Eddy “Taino Warrior” Torres, Galileo Films, celebrity designer Brian Lichtenberg, premier affordable housing leader The Michaels Organization, twin products innovators Stuff 4 Multiples LLC, public figure and entrepreneur Terri Matthews, luxury wheel manufacturer VMR, luxury jewelry designer Anne Sisteron, innovative clothing designer Urth Apparel, Bira 91 Beverages, collectibles leader The Raab Collection, and more.
Prior to forming Soler Legal LLC, Albert was a litigator at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York. Albert’s practice included corporate, commercial and securities litigation, as well as investigations by governmental and regulatory agencies. Representative engagements included advising pharmaceutical companies in breach of contract suits, defending an international beverage giant in a breach of contract suit, representing an international bank in connection with inquiries by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York State Attorney General's Office, and represented a global oil services company in connection with internal investigations and compliance reviews.
Albert received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1997 and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2003. Albert is fluent in English and Spanish and is a member of the New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania State Bars, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
speaking Engagements and legal commentary
Albert is regularly featured as a legal analyst on television and radio programs, including appearances on Fox 29's Good Day Philaadelphia and Pedro Biaggi's radio show "Encendio" live from Washington D.C. Albert is also a frequent speaker on expert panels, law school symposiums, and a variety of industry events, including The Knowledge Group's presentation entitled "Mitigating Risks of Defamation Litigation: Best Practices for Internal Investigations" and The University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Journal of Business Law Symposium entitled "Innovation and Legal Frontiers."
Corporate & Business Law
Entertainment, Fashion, Music, Television
Licensing & Advertising
Defamation and 1st Amendment
Labor & Employment
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2003
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), B.S., 1997