Jay H. Salamon is a Principal at McCarthy Lebit. Mr. Salamon’s practice is primarily concentrated in the area of securities litigation and arbitration. His typical clients are investors who have been injured by the fraud or negligence of stockbrokers, investment advisors, life insurance agents, and other sellers of financial products and services. Mr. Salamon’s arbitration work is nationwide in scope.

In addition to representing investors, Mr. Salamon also works collaboratively with the firm’s litigators in other disciplines, making use of his exceptional research skills and his talent for drafting clear and persuasive legal arguments. He researches complex and sometimes unresolved issues of law and writes many of the significant briefs and memoranda that are filed on behalf of our clients. Additionally, outside law firms and lawyers retain him to consult on strategy, engage in research, and prepare written arguments in complex legal matters.

Mr. Salamon is also the creator and primary author of stockmarketloss.com, the firm’s comprehensive securities arbitration website and blog.


  • Kent State University
    • BA, magna cum laude
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
    • JD


  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™


  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Cleveland Bar Metropolitan Association, Member


  • "The Broker's Duty to Monitor Accounts and Recommend Protective Measures," PIABA Bar Journal, June 2002
  • "Brief Spotlight - Resisting a Motion to Exclude Expert Testimony in Arbitration," PIABA Bar Journal, September 2002