Director since: 2022
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Mr. Solomon is a Calgary lawyer and businessperson. He has a BA (University of Calgary), a law degree (University of Alberta) and two Masters of Law Degrees (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto), as well as a “Director” designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D). Mr. Solomon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America which is limited to one-half of one percent of lawyers.
In 2010, Mr. Solomon was awarded a Queen’s Counsel designation by the Lieutenant Governor on behalf of the Queen in Right of Alberta, an honor bestowed on only the highest-ranking lawyers. He has also been honoured as a recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal in recognition of his significant contributions to his fellow citizens, his community and Alberta, and was honoured as a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 in recognition of his significant contribution to his countrymen and his community.
Mr. Solomon has had an AV Preeminent peer review rating continuously since 2012, and an AV Preeminent judicial review rating continuously since 2015, in legal ability and ethical standards from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell and Lawyers.com – the highest rating given. He has also been consistently recognized as a peer-reviewed leading practitioner by Best Lawyers in Canada in Corporate and Commercial Litigation since 2015, and in Privacy and Data Security since 2021. In 2022, Best Lawyers in Canada recognized Mr. Solomon as the “Lawyer of the Year” in Privacy and Data Security in Calgary. He has been recognized as a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation since 2012, in the areas of Administrative Law, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Energy Litigation and Insurance Litigation. Since 2014, Mr. Solomon has been recognized as a distinguished practitioner in Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global, the internationally renowned legal directory.
Mr. Solomon has been recognized among Litigation and Product Liability Lawyers by Legal Media Group Guides to the World's Leading Litigation Lawyers, Expert Guides (2014 – 2016), as a "Top Rated Lawyer in Canada" by Corporate Counsel Magazine (2013 – 2014), The American Lawyer Magazine (2013 – 2014), and American Lawyer Media (2013 – 2014).
“It is an honor to welcome someone of Glenn’s caliber to the Board of Directors of GABY”, said Margot Micallef, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of GABY. I’ve had the privilege of working with Glenn for a number of years and know him to be a man of integrity, commitment and high intellect. I am confident he will add significant value to the GABY Board”. “I would also like to thank Loreto for his year of service. His contribution and expertise in the governance area are especially appreciated”, she concluded.
“I’m excited and humbled by the opportunity to join GABY’s Board” said Glenn Solomon, “and I very much look forward to working with the team at GABY”.