James Salem is an attorney in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's New York office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Salem’s practice encompasses general commercial litigation. He has experience with commercial disputes for claims of breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, patent infringement, and unfair competition, and with class action data privacy litigation.

Mr. Salem also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU Tisch. He wrote the book and lyrics for the musical “Bending All the Rules,” and also has experience as a composer and screenwriter.  In 2021, he was a finalist for the Marvin Hamlisch International Music Award for emerging musical theatre artists. 




J.D., New York University School of Law, 2016, Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business Scholar

Master of Fine Arts, Musical Theatre Writing, NYU Tisch, 2020

B.A., Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, 2013, magna cum laude


  • New York


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