Ervin Cohen & Jessup Elects Russell Selmont to Partner


LOS ANGELES, February 1, 2016 – Ervin Cohen & Jessup (ECJ) is pleased to announce that it has elected Russell Selmont to Partner.

“Rusty represents the next generation of attorneys at ECJ,” says Barry MacNaughton, the firm’s Managing Partner. “Rusty understands the essential requirements of his client’s, and keenly seeks to add value not only to his work, but the firm as well.”

Throughout his career, Mr. Selmont has successfully represented clients in litigation with a focus on high-stakes business disputes and tactical lawsuit avoidance strategies. Selmont’s practice spans across Los Angeles’ signature business sectors of technology and health care, concentrating his focus on intellectual property litigation and licensing in the technology arena, as well as representing numerous healthcare facilities and physicians in a variety of complex business matters. His clients seek him for counsel to collaborate on customized strategies and exceptional care in sensitive subjects. He has been recognized numerous years as a “Rising Star” by Southern California’s Super Lawyers.

“I have had the great fortune to work with amazing clients,” said Selmont. “My goal is to continue to build my practice and the firm’s reputation through exceptional client service and anticipating my client’s needs to help their businesses and ventures be more successful. Their success is my success.”

Selmont earned his undergraduate degrees from Stanford University and his law degree from Harvard Law School.



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