Licensing & Advertising
Defamation & 1st Amendment
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
University of Pennsylvania
Law School, J.D. 2003
University of California,
Los Angeles, B.S. 1997
Legal Analyst on Fox 29's Good Day
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Journal of Business Law Symposium
"Innovation and Legal Frontiers"
Legal Analyst on Encendio Live
Radio from Washington,
D.C. with Pedro Biaggi
Albert J. Soler
founder (NY, NJ, PA)
Telephone: (215) 989 - 4411
30 South 15th Street, 15th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
225 Broadway, Suite 1405
New York, NY 10007
Albert is a an attorney, legal media analyst, and founding member of Soler Legal LLC and represents a variety of clients, including businesses, individuals, start-ups, and entrepreneurs in commercial and business transactions, litigation, intellectual property, licensing, merchandising, marketing, internet, rights of celebrity and publicity, and other areas. Albert has counseled clients in music, fashion, art, and entertainment industries, including NFL running back Brian Westbrook of the Philadelphia Eagles, hip hop legend Havoc of Mobb Deep, hip hop pioneer E-40, celebrity designer Brian Lichtenberg, affordable housing leader The Michaels Organization, the leader in products for twins Stuff 4 Multiples LLC, public figure and entrepreneur Terri Matthews, luxury wheel manufacturer VMR wheels, luxury jewelry designer Anne Sisteron, collectibles leader The Raab Collection, innovative clothing designers Urth Apparel, Bira 91 Beverages, and more.
Representative matters include breach of contract and commercial disputes, federal and state unfair competition, defamation, product disparagement, prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property rights worldwide, licensing and merchandising collaborations between prominent fashion designers, pop-stars, and iconic brands; global enforcement of intellectual property rights, negotiation of music, publishing, and recording deals, and general civil and intellectual property litigation.
Prior to forming Soler Legal LLC, Albert was a litigator at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious law firms. Albert’s practice included corporate, commercial and securities litigation, intellectual property prosecution, enforcement, and protection, 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, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
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."