Seth H. Salinger Biography

Boston, Massachusetts, Attorney Seth H. Salinger

Seth H. Salinger, Esq. has been practicing law since 1989. He was an associate at the Boston firm of Looney and Grossman from 1989 to 1996. In 1996, he formed his own practice. From 1999 to 2002, he was a panel attorney of Suffolk Lawyers for Justice, the Massachusetts public criminal defenders program for Suffolk County. For several years, he has been a panel attorney for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.

Since October 2001, Mr. Salinger has been litigation "of counsel" to transactional law firm of Cumsky & Levin in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mr. Salinger practices in the areas of business litigation, business transactions, intellectual property (trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets), entertainment law, construction law, and general tort law. Mr. Salinger has extensive experience in all phases of civil litigation, has tried cases in various state and federal courts, and has represented clients before a variety of administrative agencies.

Attorney Salinger's clients include business owners, writers, real estate developers, musicians, contractors, retailers, scientists, artists, photographers, and entrepreneurs.

Mr. Salinger was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, on March 27, 1959. He has lived in Southeast Asia and has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. He is a 1985 graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Boston (BA, English, magna cum laude) where he won the Bunselmeyer Prize for distinction in language and literature.

Mr. Salinger received his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law in 1989, and, as part of his legal training, interned at the law firms of Miller, Cassidy, Larocca, and Lewin in Washington, D.C., Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak, and Cohen in Boston, and Peckham, Casey, Lobel, and Tye in Boston. He is admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Salinger is married to Sharon Singer Salinger (granddaughter of Yiddish novelist I. J. Singer, brother of Isaac Bashevis), a novelist and editor at the Massachusetts Medical Society, which publishes the New England Journal of Medicine. The Salingers have two children, Gabrielle, an actress in Hollywood, and Natasha, an artist in Boston.

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