Vice President Hockey Operations and Legal Affairs – Los Angeles Kings
Jeff Solomon is in his fifth season with the Kings. Elevated prior to the 2008-09 season to his current title of Vice President/Hockey Operations and Legal Affairs, Solomon is responsible for the negotiation of player contracts, development of strategic salary cap plans and management of all matters related to the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Prior to joining the Kings, Solomon, 52 (4/4/58), served as an NHLPA Certified Agent for 20 years. During that time, Solomon represented hundreds of NHL hockey players, including former Kings Tony Granato and Nelson Emerson, and current NHLers Bryan McCabe, Steve Sullivan, Paul Martin and Dustin Byfuglien.
Solomon has extensive experience working with the NHL Entry Level System, restricted and unrestricted free agency and all aspects of the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement and its arbitration system.
Prior to representing professional hockey players, Solomon practiced law in California where he specialized in tax and estate planning. His post-graduate experience includes work as an international tax specialist and financial consultant.
Solomon earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Rutgers University in 1980 and a Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1983. He is licensed to practice law in California.
Solomon and his wife Kathy reside in Carlsbad with their daughter Alexandra and son Andrew.