Lawrence Soloway joined Soloway Wright in 1976 as one of our Ottawa business lawyers.

Lawrence J. Soloway


Business and Corporate Law
Real Estate & Development

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Theresa Antonietti
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Lawrence Soloway is a member of the law firm of Soloway, Wright LLP in Ottawa.

He graduated from Queen’s University Law School in 1974 and has since practiced in the fields of business law, real estate, and insolvency.  He has taught continuing legal education programs in these areas and has served as a bar admission course instructor.

Lawrence has been involved in a number of community activities.  He has served as the chair of the United Jewish Appeal Campaign of Ottawa and as an officer of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa.  He was the chair of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation and subsequently chair of the Board of Directors of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute from 2011 to 2017. He is currently a member of the Board of Governors of the University of Ottawa and a director of the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation.  He is the chair of the Investment Committee of the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation.

He was awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee medal for voluntary acrivities in 2002, and received the Ottawa Philanthropist of the year award in 2013.

Lawrence has also had extensive direct business investment and management experience over the past 30 years, and has served on the board of directors of a number of private companies and real estate investment ventures.

Year of Call to Bar



  • Queen’s University (1976), LL.B
  • University of Toronto, B.A.