Justin Solomon leads the Los Angeles Investment Funds Group and was a founding partner of the San Francisco Investment Funds Group.

With over 15 years of experience, Justin is a trusted advisor to many of the world’s leading private equity firms. Justin has led fund formations ranging in size from under $100 million to over $15 billion. In addition to his work with established firms, Justin frequently represents emerging managers in spin-out negotiations, management company start-ups and first time fund formations.

Justin also advises clients on a variety of internal economic and governance matters, including employee departures, succession negotiations, long-range planning and strategic transactions, such as seed deals and minority stake sales.

Representative Clients

  • American Discovery Capital
  • Angeles Equity Partners
  • Ares Management
  • Arrowroot Capital
  • Aurora Capital Partners
  • Baird Capital
  • Breakwater Management
  • BroadLight Capital
  • Butterfly
  • Center Rock Capital Partners
  • ECP
  • Francisco Partners
  • Frazier Healthcare Partners
  • Gallant Capital
  • Galvanize Climate Solutions
  • HGGC
  • HighBar Partners
  • Insignia Capital Group
  • K1 Investment Management
  • Knox Lane
  • LightBay Capital
  • Seaside Equity Partners
  • Solamere Capital
  • SBJ Capital
  • Sunstone Partners
  • Truelink Capital
  • Turn/River Capital
  • Vance Street Capital
  • Windjammer Capital Investors


Thought Leadership


Speaker, Debtwire — Middle Market Junction Podcast, June 2016

Speaker, Stanford Law School, May 2016

Speaker, Kirkland & Ellis Registered Adviser Seminar & CCO Summit, November 2015


Los Angeles Business Journal “Thriving in their 40s,” 2021 

Who's Who Legal: Private Funds, 2021


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2006, Illinois (Inactive)
  • 2014, California


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.2006
    Book Award (Civil Procedure)
  • James Madison UniversityB.B.A., Economics & Financemagna cum laude, with Distinction in Economics2003

    Honors Scholar

    2003 Outstanding Senior in Economics

    Beta Gamma Sigma