Gavin Solotar was previously a Corporate Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and General Counsel and Managing Director of Greenhill & Co.
Prior to joining Spotlight, Mr. Solotar served as General Counsel at Greenhill, a publicly-traded global investment bank, with responsibility for regulatory matters, human resource matters, corporate governance and corporate transactions. Before joining Greenhill, Mr. Solotar spent more than two decades at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz as a Partner in the corporate department. He led numerous domestic and cross-border transactions in connection with takeover defense, mergers, divestitures, proxy fights, leveraged buyouts and joint ventures across a broad range of industries. Mr. Solotar also counseled numerous boards during times of crisis triggered by government investigations, management changes and significant corporate events. Mr. Solotar graduated magna cum laude from NYU Law School, where he was a member of Order of the Coif and awarded the Law Review Alumni Association Award, the George A. Katz Memorial Award and the American Jurisprudence Award in Corporate Law.