A partner in the Litigation Department, Moses Silverman has a diverse practice with significant experience in antitrust litigation, securities litigation, corporate and derivative litigation, commercial litigation and international and domestic arbitration.
Over his career at the firm, Mr. Silverman has:
- successfully tried cases involving complex commercial disputes, antitrust law, bankruptcy law, copyright law and employment issues;
- successfully argued appeals involving antitrust, securities, bankruptcy, patent and corporate law;
- defeated class certification in securities and antitrust cases;
- defended clients in civil and criminal investigations involving antitrust and securities law;
- represented board committees in independent investigations;
- represented clients in international arbitration and litigation in Europe, South America and North America;
- litigated the first "fast-track" arbitration under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce;
- counseled clients on antitrust matters and negotiated mergers and acquisitions with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, including responding to "second requests"¨ and
- represented pro bono clients in large issue/impact cases, including cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and in individual criminal and civil cases.
Mr. Silverman has been a member of the Board of Directors of The Legal Aid Society and an Overseer of Colby College, and is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration Company. He was selected for commercial litigation in Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, antitrust in Chambers' USA, America's Leading Lawyers in Business, Legal 500 and The Best Lawyers in America, and international arbitration in Legal 500 and Legal Media Group's Expert Guide.
Mr. Silverman served as research editor of The New York University Law Review, was elected to the Order of the Coif and received the Pomeroy Prize. Prior to law school, he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Istanbul, Turkey.
J.D., New York University School of Law, 1973
A.B., Colby College, 1969