Ari Solotoff

Ari Solotoff is a business and entertainment lawyer with the Portland firm of Bernstein Shur. As a lawyer he focuses his practice on nonprofit law and copyright law, with an emphasis on music copyright and licensing matters. Solotoff represents a variety of musicians, ensembles, music publishers, and other creatives, as well as a diverse range of nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. Solotoff earned his law degree from the University of Maine School of Law in 2015 and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Before becoming an attorney, he served for over a decade in leadership positions within the classical music industry, including as executive director of the Portland Symphony Orchestra, the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra in Florida, and as executive vice president of The Philadelphia Orchestra. A native of New York and California, Solotoff lives with his family in Portland’s Back Cove.