Michael Saltman attended Loyola College in Maryland where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1989. From 1989 to 1992, Mike served in the U.S. Army as an intelligence officer. In 1997, he earned his Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law.

From 1992 to 1994, Mike worked as a Workers' Compensation Claims Examiner in the Special Investigation Unit of TIG Insurance. He then worked as a Workers' Compensation Claims Examiner with Insurance Company of North America from 1994 to 1997.

After being admitted to the Bar in 1997, Mike worked as an Attorney with Szabo, Spencer & Mulally where he practiced civil litigation and bankruptcy law. In 1998, he became an Attorney with Johnson Rifenbark and Wiley where he worked on all aspects of Workers' Compensation Defense. Mike joined Griffin Lotz & Holzman in 1999 and has specialized in Workers' Compensation Defense, 132(a) filings, Serious & Willful Misconduct claims, and subrogation.