Elie Salamon's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and product liability litigation. Mr. Salamon has represented major corporations on class actions and multidistrict litigations, as well as regularly providing strategic litigation counseling.
Mr. Salamon also maintains an active pro bono practice, including amicus briefs before the US Supreme Court. He recently 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, and also represented the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Currier v. Virginia, 138 S. Ct. 2144 (2018), a double jeopardy case before the high court.
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 graduated magna cum laude from Albany Law School. While obtaining his degree, he served as Executive Editor for the Miscarriages of Justice issue of the Albany Law Review and served as a research assistant for Albert and Angela Farone Distinguished Professor of Law Patrick M. Connors, author of the Siegel, New York Practice treatise and author of the McKinney's Practice Commentaries for the CPLR and New York Rules of Professional Conduct.
As a student, Mr. Salamon interned for the Honorable Lawrence E. Kahn of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York and was awarded Best Brief in the Domenick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition.
Mr. Salamon is fluent in French.
- JD, Albany Law School, 2013, magna cum laude
- BPAPM, International Studies, Carleton University, 2010, with distinction
- New York
- Supreme Court of the United States
- US District Court, Southern District of New York
- US District Court, Eastern District of New York
- US Court of International Trade
- United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, The Honorable Richard C. Wesley
- United States Court of International Trade, The Honorable Richard K. Eaton