Chahira Solh

Orange County
Phone: +1 949.798.1367
3 Park Plaza
20th Floor
Irvine, CA 92614

Chahira Solh is a partner and serves as the head of Crowell & Moring's Orange County office, and is a member of the firm's Antitrust & Competition Group and Management Board. Her practice focuses on counseling on all aspects of antitrust law, including litigation, joint venture analysis, and merger control. 

Chahira's practice includes defending clients in civil antitrust litigation as well as representing many Fortune 500 companies as plaintiffs in antitrust recovery actions. 

She provides counseling on merger clearance,  joint ventures, trade association law, the Robinson-Patman Act, and distribution and vertical issues, including pricing policies.

Representative Matters
  • Representing a global transportation company in connection with joint venture agreements requiring antitrust and other regulatory approvals in the United States as well as various jurisdictions in Central and South America.
  • Representing a large industrial manufacturing company in prosecuting monopolization claims based on exclusive dealing, tying, and false statements.
  • Successfully represented a Tier 1 automotive supplier to recovery overcharges caused by an international price fixing cartel.
  • Successfully represented a major U.S. automobile manufacturer as a plaintiff in the In re Vehicle Carrier Services Antitrust Litigation.
  • Won dismissal of federal antitrust claims on behalf of an international musical instrument manufacturer in a Multi-District class action involving minimum advertised price policies; affirmed by the Ninth Circuit.
  • Won dismissal of antitrust claims on behalf of a global telecommunications technology company in a case alleging subversion of a standard-setting process.
  • Successfully represented a major U.S. automobile manufacturer in litigation to recover overcharges for its purchases of polyurethane foam in the In re Polyurethane Foam Antitrust Litigation.
  • Defended a global chemical producer in a price-fixing case.
  • Prevailed at arbitration and obtained a judgment on behalf of a client group that purchased rubber chemicals in a price-fixing litigation to recover overcharges caused by an international price-fixing cartel.
  • Represented a client group that purchased electrical carbon products, in price-fixing litigation to recover overcharges caused by an international price-fixing cartel.
  • Defended AT&T in its acquisition of T-Mobile USA.
  • Defended Yamaha Corporation of America in the Federal Trade Commission's investigation into minimum advertised pricing for musical instruments.
  • Represented a chemical manufacturer in the Federal Trade Commission's investigation into standard setting policies and patent issues.
Chahira earned her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, where she served as managing editor of the Journal of International Human Rights. While in law school, Chahira was selected to perform several internships at the Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Antitrust Bureau, the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division in Washington, D.C., and at the Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Protection Division in Chicago, Illinois. She received B.A.'s in both economics and history from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Chahira is admitted to practice law in the state of California and is active in many professional organizations. She has been recognized as a "Southern California Super Lawyer - Rising Star" in Antitrust Litigation since 2009.

She is active in the California Minority Counsel Program and Orange County United Way. Chahira was selected for the 2016 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), a national organization comprised of the legal profession's top general counsels and managing partners.


Admitted to practice: California

Highlights, News & Knowledge

Speeches & Presentations

  • "Viewpoints on UCL Trends and Developments," 2019 California Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA (October 12, 2019). Presenter: Chahira Solh.
  • "Affirmative Recovery Litigation: Bringing Value to Your Company," ACC-SFBA Litigation Committee Meeting, San Francisco, CA (June 13, 2018). Presenters: Beatrice B. Nguyen and Chahira Solh.
  • "Mergers/Acquisitions and Antitrust Considerations," Federal Bar Association's 2016 Fashion Law Conference, New York, NY (February 12, 2016). Presenter: Chahira Solh.
  • "Helping Sales and Marketing Avoid an Anti-defamation, Infringement or Unfair Competition Claims from Competitors," ACC - In-House Counsel Conference, Anaheim, CA (January 27, 2016). Presenters: David Ervin, Steven D. Allison and Chahira Solh.
  • "Antitrust Update," ABA Antitrust Section Teleconference, sponsored by the Corporate Counseling Committee (May 2015). Presenters: Shawn R. Johnson, Chahira Solh, Mary Anne Mason, Sean-Paul Brankin, and Olivier Antoine.


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Media Mentions

Firm News & Announcements

Jul.09.2021 Crowell & Moring Named Among Working Mother’s 'Best Law Firms for Women' for Tenth Consecutive Year and Earns Hall of Fame Designation
Dec.18.2020 Global Competition Review Ranks Crowell & Moring’s Antitrust & Competition Group in "GCR 100"
Oct.15.2020 Crowell & Moring Establishes New Endowed Diversity Scholarship at UCI Law
Aug.28.2020 Crowell & Moring Named Law Firm of the Year by Public Law Center
Jan.27.2020 Three Crowell & Moring Partners Named to ‘Power List’ Recognizing Influential Minority Attorneys and Allies
Sep.20.2019 Super Lawyers Recognizes 82 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Across United States
Jul.12.2019 Crowell & Moring Endows Diversity Scholarship at the University of California Irvine
Jun.18.2019 General Motors’ Litigation Counsel Joe Lines Joins Crowell & Moring’s Orange County Office
Feb.22.2019 Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group Listed as "Highly Recommended" in Global Competition Review's 19th Annual "GCR 100"
Oct.15.2018 Super Lawyers Recognizes 82 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Across United States
Oct.31.2017 Super Lawyers Recognizes 79 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Across United States
Apr.12.2017 Crowell & Moring Partner Chahira Solh Named to Daily Journal's 2017 List of "Top 40 Under 40" California Lawyers
Nov.30.2016 Super Lawyers Recognizes 71 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Across United States
May.05.2016 Crowell & Moring Announces 2016 Legal Counsel on Legal Diversity Fellow and Pathfinders
Jan.04.2016 Crowell & Moring Elects Nine New Partners and Promotes 15 Associates to Counsel
Oct.27.2015 Super Lawyers Recognizes 90 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Sep.30.2014 Super Lawyers 2014 Recognizes 90 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Sep.01.2013 Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 64 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Sep.01.2012 Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 42 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jan.26.2012 Crowell & Moring Elects Seven New Partners and Promotes 22 Attorneys to Counsel Positions
Sep.01.2010 Super Lawyers 2010 Recognizes 36 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jan.27.2010 Crowell & Moring Featured In Daily Journal's List Of 2009 "Top Plaintiff Verdicts"
Sep.01.2009 Super Lawyers 2009 Recognizes 39 Crowell & Moring Attorneys