Elie Salamon

Elie Salamon

Senior Associate

Elie Salamon's practice focuses on consumer class action litigation and product liability litigation for major corporations. Mr. Salamon has represented clients across various industries, including consumer electronics, home appliances, and home furnishings, in class action litigation asserting claims of consumer fraud, false advertising, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and product defects. He regularly provides strategic litigation counseling to achieve favorable resolutions for clients, and was recognized by The Legal 500 US for his class action and product liability work for consumer products clients.

Mr. Salamon also maintains an active pro bono practice, including matters before the US Supreme Court. He is currently representing a petitioner challenging his criminal sentence calculated based on conduct of which he was acquitted by a jury in violation of the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment and Sixth Amendment’s jury-trial guarantee in McClinton v. United States, No. 21-1557. Mr. Salamon also represented more than sixty federal and state prosecutors as amici supporting a petition for a writ of certiorari filed on behalf of Brendan Dassey, the subject of the Netflix docuseries Making a Murderer. The brief was featured in stories by The New York Times, Bloomberg, and The National Law Journal.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Salamon served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard K. Eaton of the United States Court of International Trade and as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard C. Wesley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. 

Mr. Salamon is fluent in French.

Experience

  • Fortune Global 100 multinational technology company in multidistrict litigation involving 28 nationwide putative class actions alleging consumer fraud and defects in top-load washing machines.
  • Leading multinational furniture and appliance company in putative nationwide class action alleging consumer fraud, defects and negligent recall in connection with chests and dressers.
  • Fortune Global 100 multinational technology company in objector appeal before US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit regarding fairness, reasonableness and adequacy of global class action settlement agreement in multidistrict litigation.
  • Fortune Global 500 multinational pharmaceutical company in multidistrict litigation regarding proton pump inhibitor medications.
  • Fortune Global 100 multinational technology company in putative nationwide class action alleging consumer fraud and defects in kitchen appliances.
  • Fortune Global 100 multinational technology company in appeals before US Court of Appeals for the Third and Ninth Circuits regarding enforceability of arbitration agreements for consumer products.
  • Fortune Global 100 multinational technology company in putative nationwide class actions alleging consumer fraud in connection with the sale and marketing of televisions.
  • Fortune Global 100 multinational technology company in putative class action on behalf of California purchasers alleging consumer fraud and defects in smartphones.
  • Fortune Global 100 multinational technology company in putative nationwide class action alleging consumer fraud in the screen resolution of smartphones and tablets.
  • Fortune Global 100 multinational technology company in putative nationwide class action alleging consumer fraud and defects in LED televisions.

Recognition

The Legal 500 US
Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (including tobacco) (2022)

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Albany Law School, 2013, magna cum laude
  • BPAPM, International Studies, Carleton University, 2010, with distinction
Admissions
  • New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • US Court of International Trade
Clerkships
  • The Honorable Richard C. Wesley
  • United States Court of International Trade, The Honorable Richard K. Eaton
Languages
  • French
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