Larry Solov

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Larry Solov
Larry Solov, 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference.jpg
Solov speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference
Born
Laurence Gregory Solov

1968 (age 50–51)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Alma materStanford University (BA, 1990)
UCLA (JD, 1994)
OccupationAttorney; CEO of Breitbart News

Laurence Gregory Solov (born 1968) is an American attorney best known as the co-founder and CEO of Breitbart News.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Solov was born to a Jewish family[2] in Los Angeles, the son of Joanne (née Skolnick), a social worker, and attorney Lessing Solov. His grandfather Charles Solov was born in the Russian Empire and immigrated to the United States in the early 20th century. He has a younger sister, Rachel. He graduated from Stanford University in 1990 with a degree in religious studies,[3] followed by a law degree from UCLA in 1994.[1]

Career[edit]

Solov became CEO, main owner, and president of Breitbart News after the death of Andrew Breitbart in 2012.[3] Solov was Breitbart's childhood friend,[4] and served as general counsel for the company since 2007.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ng, David. "Inside Breitbart's Westside L.A. headquarters, they've got plans for global expansion". Los Angeles Times.
  2. ^ Green, Joshua (October 27, 2017). "How 'Bad Guys' Planned Victory". The Jewish Chronicle.
  3. ^ a b Bond, Paul. "Breitbart News Names Executives Who Will Run Company in Wake of Founder's Death". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  4. ^ "Ex-Katten Partner Helms Growing Breitbart Media Juggernaut". The American Lawyer. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  5. ^ "Participant Biographies". U.S. Department of Justice. U.S. Department of Justice. Retrieved 30 July 2019.

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