Michael J. Saltz is a name partner at Jacobson, Russell, Saltz, Nassim & de la Torre, LLP, and is the head of the firm’s litigation department.
Mr. Saltz’s aggressive and pragmatic approach to resolving disputes through litigation has established him as both an effective and successful attorney in the panoply of civil litigation forums.
Mr. Saltz has achieved extraordinary results in numerous civil trials, arbitrations, appeals, and mediations in the areas of business, entertainment, class action, mass tort, real estate, intellectual property, employment, insurance defense and consumer reporting litigation. What is more, Mr. Saltz’s cases have yielded judgments and settlements for his clients valued at nearly a billion dollars, and has otherwise set national legal precedent on important issues of law.
In addition to lecturing on various aspects of the law for trade and bar associations across the nation, and being quoted by nearly every major national news source in the country, Mr. Saltz has authored numerous articles in various trade and legal publications. Further, Mr. Saltz is the co-author of the Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Landlord-Tenant Litigation, published by Lexis-Nexis.
Mr. Saltz has also been named as a Super Lawyer Rising Star and a Lawyer of Distinction multiple times, and is a Master Mason who has achieved the 32nd Degree within the Scottish Rite.
After graduating from the University of Arizona, wherein he lettered as a collegiate athlete competing nationally in Fencing, Mr. Saltz received his Juris Doctor from the University of West Los Angeles. He is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California, the California Central District Court, the California Northern District Court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.