Marvin L. Solomiany

Managing Partner

Biography

Mr. Solomiany, who is also fluent in Spanish, joined the firm in 1995 and became a partner in 2003. Mr. Solomiany has worked as a trial attorney exclusively in the area of family law and is trained as a trial attorney and a collaborative lawyer. Mr. Solomiany provides representation in all areas of the firm’s practice, with an emphasis on high-income divorce cases, cases involving corporate entities, prenuptial agreements, and interstate child support and custody matters.

Over the years, Mr. Solomiany has represented in family law matters numerous athletes, entertainers, professionals, and executives from Fortune 500 Companies. Mr. Solomiany has appeared in numerous radio and television programs to discuss family law issues and is a frequent lecturer in both state and national family law seminars. Mr. Solomiany is married to Kerry Solomiany and has two children.

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law
  • B.A. with distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United States Federal Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • United States Federal Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Selected Honors

  • Chair, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section (2016-2017)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability (highest possible designation)
  • Super Lawyers & Super Lawyer Rising Star (2005-2017)
  • Top 100 Attorney in Georgia per Super Lawyers (2017)
  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite (2008-2015)
  • Fulton Daily Report – Solomiany 1 of 15 attorneys selected as “On The Rise” (2007)
  • Chair, Family Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association (2009 – 2010)
  • Editor, Family Law Newsletter, State Bar of Georgia (2009 – 2014)
  • Executive Board Member, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section (2009-Present)
  • Secretary, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section (2014)
  • Barrister, Georgia Family Law American Inn of Court (Program Chair: 2007 Presentation of Year)
  • Vice-Chair 2006, Technology Section, Family Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Board member, Family Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Present member, Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
  • Present member, Family Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Moot Court Team Member, Emory University School of Law
  • Dean’s List, Emory University School of Law

Selected Articles and Presentations

  • Pre-Trial Motions in Divorce Cases, presented at the annual Georgia Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Seminar (2016)
  • “Jury Instructions and Verdict Forms for Child Support”, presented at the Annual State Bar of Georgia Family Law Institute Seminar (2016)
  • “Family Law Overview: Protecting your NBA (National Basketball Association) Player”, presented at the NBA Combine, Chicago, Illinois (2016)
  • “Child Support: Litigation Strategies Representing The Payor Spouse in High Income Cases”, presented at the Complex and High Asset Divorce Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia (2015)
  • Chair, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section Nuts & Bolts Seminar (2014)
  • Moderator, Panel of 7 Superior Court Judges discussing Important Issues in Family Law, State Bar of Georgia Mid Year Meeting (2014)
  • “Revisiting The Uniform Interstate Family & Support Act (UIFSA)”; presented at the American Bar Association Family Law Section Seminar, Colorado (2013)
  • “Often Ignored, but Necessary Provisions to Include in Settlement Agreements”; presented at the annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2012)
  • “Trusts and Divorce: A Litigation Approach”; presented at the annual Georgia Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Seminar (2011)
  • Moderator, Panel of 14 Superior Court Judges presenting on Oral Arguments in Family Law Cases, Annual Family Law Institute (2011)
  • “The Use of Social Media in Family Law Cases” presented at American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Family Law Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada (2011) and American Bar Association Spring Conference in Amelia Island, Florida (2011)
  • “Often forgotten tax implications of Alimony”, Presented at annual Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Seminar (2010)
  • “2008-2009 Family Law Case Update”, Presented at numerous Georgia State Bar and Atlanta Bar Seminars including the Annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2009)
  • “2007-2008 Family Law Case Update”, Presented at the Annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2008)
  • “Children, Marriage & Divorce: Protecting Your Client and His Family”; Presented at National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada (2007, 2009, 2010)
  • “2006-2007 Family Law Case Update”, Presented at numerous Georgia State Bar and Atlanta Bar Seminars during 2006 and 2007, including the Annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2007)
  • “The Hague Convention: Application and Analysis to Child Custody Issues”, Presented at the Georgia Superior Court Judges Winter Conference, Augusta, Georgia, 2006
  • “Everything You Wanted to Know About Family Law in 30 Minutes”; Presented at the State Bar of Georgia Annual Conference in Hilton Head Island (2006)
  • “The Uniform Interstate Family & Support Act (UIFSA): Ensuring the Effective Enforcement and Modification of Support Orders”, The Family Law Review, December 2004. Also presented at the Georgia Superior Court Judges Winter Conference, Savannah, Georgia, 2004
  • “Prenuptial Agreements: A Call to Georgia Courts to Expound Upon the Principles Enumerated in Scherer v. Scherer”, Atlanta Bar Association Annual Family Law Seminar, 2000
  • “The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA): How it Changes The Resolution of Interstate Child Custody Disputes in Georgia” 19th Annual Family Law Institute, 2001
  • “Legal Implications of Delegating Final Decision Making Authority to a Co-Parenting Therapist (or other Third Parties)”, Atlanta Bar Association Annual Family Law Seminar 2003