Naomi represents clients in complex litigation and white collar matters. She has extensive experience defending individuals and companies across a broad range of industries, including the healthcare, entertainment, education, aviation, and technology sectors.
Naomi was named a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in both 2022 and 2023, and has been named among Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers in America from 2021 to 2023.
Before practicing law, Naomi was a professional ballet dancer. Naomi earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. Prior to joining Bird Marella, Naomi was an associate at Skadden, Arps, in New York, and clerked for the Honorable Dale S. Fischer in the Central District of California.
Education & Admissions
- University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2014
- Columbia University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2008
- New York, 2015
- California, 2018
- Advisory Board, Western Center of Law and Poverty
Achieved a significant and favorable outcome on behalf of apparel company owner who faced criminal charges of underpayment of tax and duty by $35 million and money laundering over $80 million. Convinced Judge to decrease sentence to twelve months and one day in custody, rather than the five years recommended by the Sentencing Guidelines and demanded by the government.
Secured eminent domain victory for Hyundai Motor America involving its U.S. corporate headquarters, a $200 million state-of-the-art facility.
Awards & Recognition
- Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation; Entertainment and Sports Law, Best Lawyers®, 2021-present
- Southern California Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2022-present
- Co-Author, “Walmart Settlement’s Lessons For Avoiding FCPA Prosecution,” Law360, August 27, 2019
- Co-Author, “How Walmart Pulled off an FCPA Win,” Daily Journal, July 2, 2019
News & Insights
Benjamin Gluck and Ariel Neuman Named Lawyers of the Year as 20 Bird Marella Attorneys Recognized Among the 2023 Best Lawyers in America®
Bird Marella is proud to announce the inclusion of 20 lawyers in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch by U.S. News. Benjamin …
Friday, August 19, 2022Go to the post
Six Bird Marella Attorneys Recognized as Top Business Litigation Attorneys in Super Lawyers Rising Star List of 2022
Six Bird Marella attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. This year includes the addition of four new attorneys, reflecting the …
Wednesday, June 8, 2022Go to the post
Judge Suspends Evidentiary Hearing in 30+ Defendant Health Care Fraud Suit After State Investigator Incriminates Himself
In a case charging over thirty individuals in a 100 felony count criminal health care fraud case, a Bird Marella team consisting of attorneys Benjamin Gluck, Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk, and Naomi …
Tuesday, January 4, 2022Go to the post
Bird Marella Achieves Favorable Criminal Defense Outcome for Apparel Company Owner
Principal Benjamin N. Gluck, along with attorneys Naomi Solomon and Christopher Jumin Lee, achieved a significant and favorable outcome on behalf of their client in a criminal case. The client is the owner of one of the country’s largest “fast fashion” wholesalers, and faced criminal charges …
Wednesday, December 8, 2021Go to the post
Bird Marella Prevails in Dispute with DOJ Regarding Subpoena to Los Angeles Angels Involving Tyler Skaggs Death
Bird Marella prevailed in a dispute with the US Department of Justice regarding a subpoena to the firm’s client, the Los Angeles Angels, in which DOJ sought records …
Tuesday, November 9, 2021Go to the post
Gary Lincenberg and Naomi Solomon Secure Complete Dismissal in Solar Project Nest Removal Case
In September 2019, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office brought charges against SWCA Environmental Consultants and one of its biologists, along with two other companies. The District Attorney …
Thursday, September 30, 2021Go to the post