Craig D. Solar

Craig Solar

Craig Solar has extensive experience in estate planning and estate and trust administration. Craig provides strategic advice and personalized estate planning solutions for high-net-worth individuals and their families, designed to preserve businesses and wealth through multiple generations, minimize taxes, achieve charitable and philanthropic goals, and protect assets from creditors. His clients include entrepreneurs; private equity, hedge fund, and venture capital principals; real estate investors; business owners; and executives. He also works with trustees, executors, and beneficiaries on the administration of trusts and estates.

Prior to joining Venable, Craig was with a global law firm and ran a thriving legal practice providing strategic, client-focused advice and solutions for individuals, families, and businesses.

Related Practices



  • LL.M. Taxation New York University School of Law
  • J.D. cum laude Fordham University
    • Order of the Coif
    • Associate editor, Fordham Law Review
  • B.A. Economics State University of New York at Stony Brook

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Clerk Experience

  • The Honorable Harvey E. Schlesinger U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Trusts and Estates Law Section, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Tax Section, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, Taxation Section, American Bar Association