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 49–50)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater Stanford University (BA, 1990)
UCLA (JD, 1994)
Occupation Attorney; 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. Previously, he was litigation partner at the law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman, which he left in 2008. During a stay in Israel, Andrew Breitbart and Larry Solov conceived of the idea of founding Breitbart News Network, with "the aim of starting a site that would be unapologetically pro-freedom and pro-Israel. We were sick of the anti-Israel bias of the mainstream media and J-Street."[5]

Larry Solov—who like Andrew Breitbart, is Jewish[1]— writes:

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