BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Immediate Past President
COMMITTEE CHAIR: Nominations
E-MAIL: Elizabeth Fox-Solomon
ELIZABETH FOX-SOLOMON, Immediate Past President, is an Attorney-Advisor/Special Assistant to Commissioner Charlotte A. Burrows at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Fox-Solomon advises the Commissioner on legal and policy matters, and her portfolio includes disability discrimination, race discrimination, religious discrimination, and discrimination against American Indians and Alaska Natives. Prior to joining the Commissioner’s Office, Ms. Fox-Solomon worked as a trial attorney with the EEOC for five years, litigating employment discrimination cases on a local and national basis. Ms. Fox-Solomon previously served as Principal Law Clerk to the Hon. Erin M. Peradotto, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, a position she held for six years. She began her career in private practice, where she practiced management-side labor and employment law.
In addition to her work with the WNY Chapter of WBASNY, Ms. Fox-Solomon is a member of the Bar Association of Erie County and the Minority Bar Association of Western New York (MBAWNY). In 2019, Ms. Fox-Solomon was recognized as a Legal Leader by the Buffalo Law Journal and was named one of Buffalo Business First’s “40 Under 40.” She received an Excellence in Law Award from the Daily Record in 2016 and the Community Service Award from MBAWNY in 2013.
Ms. Fox-Solomon is a summa cum laude graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School and a recipient of the Max Koren Award for academic excellence and dedication to the ideals of law. Ms. Fox-Solomon is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, and the United States Supreme Court. She lives in Buffalo with her husband Kevin and their three rescue animals.