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Solin J. Melahaji

San Diego

P 619-573-4900 F 619-573-4901


Solin J. Melahaji


Solin J. Melahaji is an associate in the San Diego, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in all workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Solin worked at an insurance defense litigation firm dealing with personal injury, subrogation, construction defect, and real estate matters. While attending law school, she served as a senior editor of the California Western Law Review and International Law Journal. She also externed for the Honorable Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Solin attended her undergraduate institution with a major in political science and a minor in history. During her undergraduate career, she received numerous scholarships including Outstanding Scholarship in Public Law, Ned Joy Memorial Scholarship, Kiwanis Club scholarship, Keeping the Dream Scholarship, and the Keith Behner Scholarship.  

Solin was born in the Kurdish region of Syria, and immigrated to San Diego at seven-years-old. Her infatuation with the law is rooted in the rich political landscape of her homeland. From a young age, Solin wanted the privilege to advocate for causes she believed in and help effect change through the law.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Pro Bono Honors Society, Member