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Fabio Silva

Fabio Silva

Attorney at Law

New York
Licensed in
CA, NY, DC
Stanford Law
School
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
Fabio graduated from Stanford Law School and has a bachelor's degree in business economics. He has over 18 years of experience both in private practice and as senior in-house counsel at well-known brands, including BURBERRY, Tory Burch, Fab Inc. and Giorgio Armani.

He has broad and in-depth knowledge in all areas affecting a consumer-driven company with domestic and foreign operations. As a seasoned general counsel, his specialty is identifying practical approaches that take into consideration business objectives, appetite for risk and budgetary constraints. He lives in New York and represents clients throughout the country.
18
Years
experience
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Client Reviews

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

"My company chose to engage a blogger to market our goods. Fabio prepared the agreement and advised us on how to stay compliant with FTC guidelines regarding the use of paid influencers. He also prepared for us a social media policy, so that we could train our marketing department."

Social Media Influencer Agreement
Posted on Jun 27, 2017
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Fabio advised me on how to properly select a trademark and he explained the registration process of the US Patent & Trademark Office. He was very good at managing my expectations, answered all my questions, and he prepared and filed my application."

Trademark Counseling & Registration
Posted on Jun 27, 2017

Work History

Giorgio Armani Corporation

General Counsel

Oct 2014 - Jul 2015

General counsel for the Armani group entities in North America. Responsible for the handling and resolution of all legal matters affecting the North American group entities, including commercial real estate, regulatory compliance, risk management, intellectual property and commercial contracts. Reported directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

Oct 2014 - Jul 2015

Fab.com, Inc.

General Counsel & SVP

Sep 2012 - Sep 2014

General counsel for international retail ecommerce company with operations in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Poland, India and Finland. Responsible for the handling all legal matters, including commercial real estate, regulatory compliance, intellectual property and commercial contracts. Reported directly to the CEO.

Sep 2012 - Sep 2014

Benjamin Cardozo School of Law

Adjunct Professor

Sep 2011 - Aug 2014

Taught seminar course on in-house legal practice. Course included substantive law and practical instruction on building and managing an in-house legal department, including (a) approaches to resolving legal matters through alternative and low-cost methods, (b) external resource management, (c) internal resource management and (z) budget management.

Sep 2011 - Aug 2014

Benjamin Cardozo School of Law

Adjunct Professor

Sep 2011 - Aug 2014

Taught seminar course on in-house legal practice. Course included substantive law and practical instruction on building and managing an in-house legal department, including (a) approaches to resolving legal matters through alternative and low-cost methods, (b) external resource management, (c) internal resource management and (z) budget management.

Sep 2011 - Aug 2014

Tory Burch LLC

Associate Counsel

Sep 2011 - Mar 2012

Advised apparel and accessories designer, manufacturer, retailer and wholesaler on wide variety of legal matters, including real estate, intellectual property, corporate governance, employment, compliance, commercial contracts, ecommerce and international law matters.

Sep 2011 - Mar 2012

Burberry Limited

General Counsel & VP

Sep 2003 - Jul 2011

Lead attorney for Burberry’s retail and wholesale entities in the Americas, primarily responsible for the handling of all legal matters, including real estate, corporate, intellectual property, brand enforcement, contracts, labor, employment, consumer privacy, tax, litigation and regulatory compliance. Reported to the Chief Operations Officer in the Americas and the General Counsel in the UK.

Sep 2003 - Jul 2011

Arnold & Porter

Associate

Jan 1999 - May 2002

Prepared commercial agreements (e.g., copyright licenses, consulting services, web design, web content, transition services, confidentiality, competitive intelligence gathering, network security services, domain name transfers, asset transfers, assignment, outsourcing, and software development). Conducted IP due diligence investigations and counseled on IP matters.

Jan 1999 - May 2002

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