Steven Davidoff Solomon, a former corporate attorney at Shearman & Sterling, is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Professor Davidoff Solomon also writes a column for the N.Y. Times as the "Deal Professor" in print weekly and on-line for the N.Y. Times Dealbook.  (more)

Professor Davidoff Solomon is the author of “Gods at War: Shotgun Takeovers, Government by Deal and the Private Equity Implosion,” an exploration of modern-day deals and deal-making.