Michael E. Salzman, Esq.


Michael Salzman is chair of Hughes Hubbard’s Copyrights Practice and Co-Chair of both its Antitrust Practice and Art Law Practice. He brings 35 years of experience as a commercial litigator in the state and federal trial and appellate courts to a wide range of commercial problems involving many industries and bodies of law. Most prominent is his decades-long negotiating, advising and litigating at the intersection of copyright and antitrust law – including in recent years how these laws apply to Internet content.

Mr. Salzman has litigated and arbitrated disputes in industries as diverse as pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, food services, and cable television. He also has extensive experience litigating family disputes. In recent years, he has litigated several prominent legal disputes concerning various financial products on behalf of the trustee for the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Inc.