Rafael Castellanos

Board Member

Partner, Solomon Minton Cardinal Doyle & Smith LLP

Rafael Castellanos is a partner with the law firm Solomon Minton Cardinal Doyle & Smith LLP, where he focuses primarily on advising large and medium-sized local and regional companies and entrepreneurs in all transactional aspects of their businesses, with an emphasis on commercial real estate.

His professional affiliations include serving as a member and former chairman of the Board of Port Commissioners of the Unified Port of San Diego, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, the South County Economic Development Council, the California Latino Economic Institute, MANA de San Diego, and the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association.

Rafael was named one of the San Diego Daily Transcript’s Top Young Attorneys in 2008, in 2011 was named one of San Diego Metro Magazine’s 20 Men Who Impact San Diego, and in 2022 was named one of the region's Top 50 Latino Leaders of Influence by the San Diego Business Journal and the San Diego County Imperial Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.