Co-Founder, Managing Partner

David Solomon

Mr. Solomon is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hildred. Mr. Solomon previously co-founded Hildred Capital Partners, a private family-focused investment firm, and has served as its Managing Partner since 2014, responsible for overseeing all of the firm’s operations and investment activities.

Before founding Hildred, Mr. Solomon spent fourteen years at Forest Laboratories, ultimately as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategic Planning. In that capacity, Mr. Solomon was responsible for Forest’s business development activities, including all M&A, licensing and product acquisitions, and strategic planning. In addition, Mr. Solomon managed Forest’s international business and oversaw the company’s operations, including manufacturing and supply chain, informatics, and compliance and quality. Mr. Solomon departed Forest after the company was acquired by Allergan (fka Actavis) for approximately $28 billion in July 2014.

Prior to joining Forest, Mr. Solomon practiced entertainment law at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison in New York. Following that, he worked as Director of Creative Affairs at Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles, overseeing development and production of feature films for the studio, and as an independent producer with Davis Entertainment, based at 20th Century Fox. Mr. Solomon has also produced the Peabody Award winning documentary film Rebirth about a group of people whose lives were dramatically impacted by September 11th, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2011.

Mr. Solomon is President of the Board at Lincoln Center Theater and serves on the Executive Board of the Yale Dramat Alumni Association. Mr. Solomon has also served as a member of the Yale University Council Committee on Theater at Yale, and, together with his father, Howard Solomon, founded the Solomon Center for Health Law & Policy at Yale Law School.

Mr. Solomon graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Biology from Yale College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and received the Jonathan Edwards Fellows Prize for Academic Achievement and the Henry E. Ellsworth Prize for the most significant senior thesis in the Natural Sciences. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was a Coker Fellow and a Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal.