Juan Antonio Solis represents financial institutions and corporations in complex regulatory and litigation matters. His experience spans all stages of litigation, including factual and legal investigation, discovery management, motions practice, and trial preparation.
Juan Antonio regularly advises domestic and international financial institutions in navigating novel regulatory, transactional, and enforcement challenges. He counsels on securities laws and market regulation issues, with an emphasis on emerging payment products and financial technology — including blockchain and cryptocurrency — as well as banking and financial regulations and licensing. His regulatory experience further includes advising clients on anti-money laundering, data privacy, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and consumer protection compliance.
In addition to his regulatory practice, Juan Antonio represents clients in a variety of litigation and investigation matters across the country and Latin America. He has defended clients in lawsuits and investigations involving breach of contract, fraud, state securities violations, and claims brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the False Claims Act (FCA), and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Juan Antonio maintains an active pro bono practice. On behalf of Jones Day's Border Project, he represents individuals seeking to obtain political asylum in the United States. Additionally, he has led efforts to address policing practices in minority communities in Minnesota through the Firm's Constitutional Policing and Civil Justice Reform Initiative.
- March 2022
NFT Museums in the Metaverse, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes
- June 2021
First Criminal Charges for Wage-Fixing & No-Poach Agreements, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes
Publications Prior to Jones Day
What Happens in State Court Stays in State Court: Comity and the Relitigation Exception to the Anti-Injunction Act, 15 FIU L. Rev. 175 (2021)
Under (Secondary) Pressure: Scabby the Rat's Future Under § 8(b)(4) of the NLRA, 72 Baylor L. Rev. 390 (2020)
Closing the Door on Fraud Plaintiffs: Carduco's Effect on Claims for Fraudulent Inducement in Texas, 71 Baylor L. Rev. 493 (2019)
- May 17, 2022
The Future of Finance is Now: Blockchain, NFTs, Cryptocurrency, and the Role of Digital Assets, Washington CLE
- Baylor University (J.D. magna cum laude 2020; Senior Executive Editor, Baylor Law Review; Baylor Barrister Society); Georgetown University (B.A. in Government and Sociology 2017; George F. Baker Scholar)
- Intern at The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (Fall 2016)
- Intern to Judge Rolando Olvera Jr., U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (Summer 2018)