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Jay Silverberg

Jay Silverberg

Attorney at Law

New York
Licensed in
NY, NJ
Boston University
School of Law
5.0 5
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About
Jay Silverberg is an experienced and pragmatic estate planning, elder law, business, transactional and restructuring lawyer.

Jay cut his teeth as business insolvency and corporate lawyer at major law firms in Manhattan. He is selectively taking on transactional and insolvency matters. He has particularly deep industry experience in consumer products and retail.

Jay has often served as outside general counsel to established and emerging businesses. ​ Jay has substantial experience in virtually every type of transaction faced by growing and established businesses. Jay also is a seasoned business bankruptcy attorney and the issues faced
… read more by troubled businesses and their creditors and lenders.
31
Years
experience
Top 200 Firm Badge

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"I recommend Jay to anyone requiring help with a "one-off" project but I believe that he is even more qualified to serve as "outside general counsel" on an ongoing basis. I found his advice very useful on a great variety of day to day matters."

Outside GC; Transactions and Insolvency Advice
Posted on Apr 18, 2016
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"he's got your back. 5.0 stars Posted by John on Nov 2, 2015 Hired attorney I hired Jay during a very difficult time in my business. He took a lot of time understand both the big picture and the small details and was able to solve problems that had seemed impossible before. Most importantly he always had my best interest in mind and acted accordingly. I would highly recommend Jay."

Handling Sale of Distressed Business and Wind Down
Posted on Apr 18, 2016

Work History

Silverberg Law Firm, P.C.

Founder

Apr 2015 - Present

Boutique law firm servicing businesses and individuals.

Apr 2015 - Present

Proskauer Rose

Associate

Oct 1988 - Present

Associate Attorney- corporate and bankruptcy departments. Handled major corporate transactions. Represented debtors in mega-case Chapter 11's.

Oct 1988 - Present

Sills Cummis

Partner

Jan 2008 - Aug 2014

Partner with active practice representing middle market businesses in a wide variety of matters.

Jan 2008 - Aug 2014

Silverberg Stonehill & Goldsmith

Partner

Oct 1991 - Dec 2008

Partner in firm of 12 to 15 attorneys. Handled countless transactions and insolvency matters, including m&a, bank financing, trademark licensing, startups, and factoring. Represented ever conceivable party in interest in insolvency and bankruptcy matters in business Chapter 11 cases. Prominent in fashion and jewelry industries.

Oct 1991 - Dec 2008

McCarter & English

Associate

- Oct 1988

Associate - corporate transactions and banking.

- Oct 1988

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