Herb Solway

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Herbert Solway, Q.C.
Alma mater University of Toronto (B.A)
University of Toronto Faculty of Law (J.D.)
Occupation Lawyer
Known for Chair of the Toronto Blue Jays[1]

Herb Solway, QC was a founding member of the Toronto law firm Goodmans, joining the firm in 1955 and serving as its chair from 1982 to 1994.[2] He has been closely involved with the Toronto Blue Jays since their inception in 1977 and served as a director and chair. According to the National Post, the Toronto Blue Jays would not have existed without the significant efforts of Eddie Goodman and Herb Solway.[3]

Solway has in past held directorships with Gluskin Sheff, Sun Media, Labatt Brewing Company, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Tarragon Theatre.

Son of Fanny and Alexander Solway, Herbert is married to writer Ann Shortell and he has four children and five grandchildren.


  1. ^ Herbert Solway, Q.C. Lawyer Profile. martindale.com. Retrieved on 2016-04-03.
  2. ^ List of Public Companies Worldwide, Letter - Businessweek - Businessweek. Investing.businessweek.com. Retrieved on 2016-04-03.
  3. ^ 'Call me Eddie'. Canada.com. (2006-08-25).