About Jay Silverberg

Founding Member, Family Law Attorney

Silverberg Law Firm, P. C. was founded by Jay Silverberg, a seasoned attorney who has been in practice for over 30 years. He spent years as a partner and associate for a variety of New York law firms, where he honed his skills and became involved in countless fascinating, diverse matters. He has helped clients achieve their goals in matters involving corporate and business transactions, bankruptcies and bankruptcy litigation, and more. Eventually, he shifted his practice to focus on family and divorce law.
These days, we at Silverberg Law Firm, P. C. are committed to providing our clients with top-notch legal representation in areas related to divorce and family law. We understand that matters involving divorce, child custody, and other family law issues place a huge strain on individuals and families. This is why we strive to offer affordable fees. We provide focused, hands on legal representation at rates that our competitors cannot match. We also have a set of extensive resources at our fingertips, including a skilled team of “of counsel” attorneys who provide additional support as needed during trials and matters that require multiple sets of hands.
We invite you to reach out to us directly. For your convenience, we have offices located in Westchester and Manhattan. Call us today to schedule a free initial consultation with a reputable New York family law attorney.

Boston University School of Law
JD Cum Laude 1986
Editor of the Annual Review of Banking Law; Moot Court Program Judge/Advisor; Edward Hennessey Scholar, Paul J. Liacos Scholar.

Brandeis University
B.A. 1983
Dean’s List

Speaker on legal issues, including:

“Covering Your Assets: Prenup’s, Post-Nup’s and Planning for Entrepreneurs” Various Venues 2016.

Fifth Annual Fashion Law Symposium, Fordham Law School– April, 2015: Panelist, “Pulling the Plug: Bankruptcy in the Fashion Industry”

New York City Bar Association, Fashion Law Committee—June, 2014: Organized panel “Wardrobe Malfunction: Managing Crisis in the Fashion Industry”

American Bankruptcy Institute National Spring Meeting—April, 2014: Panel on “Intellectual Property Issues in Bankruptcy”

Commercial Finance League—March, 2014: “Jay’s Top Ten List: Pitfalls for Secured Lenders”

Fordham Law School—April, 2012: Second Annual Fashion Law Institute Symposium: “Initial Public Offerings in the Fashion Industry”

New York City Bar Association—January, 2012: “Introduction to Factoring”

New York City Bar Association—November, 2011: Panelist: “Careers in Fashion Law”

New York Institute of Credit—May, 2011: “Starting a Business”

Judge Conrad B. Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition 2017 – St John’s Law School.

Prior speaking engagements include: 

Columbia University School of Business MBA Program; Fordham Law School; New York City Bar Association; Various professional firms and financial institutions; National Association of Credit Managers; New York Institute of Credit; and others

Selected Publications:

“Law and Practice: The Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act of 2008” – The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

“Acquisitions of Troubled Businesses” – Fashion Manuscript

Selected Recognitions:

New York Super Lawyers ®, various years. Recognized in several categories, including Business/Corporate, Intellectual Property, and Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

Mann Foundation’s Mann of the Year Award: Apparel Lawyer of the Year

Chabad Vocational School’s “Pillar of Kindness” Award

Marquis Who’s Who Publications, including “Who’s Who in America,” Who’s Who in American Law,” and “Who’s Who in the World”

Selected Affiliations:

New York City Bar Association, Fashion Committee: Member

New York Institute of Credit: Past Secretary, Counsel, and Faculty

Turnaround Management Association: MemberContemporary Credit Club: Past Treasurer

Manhattan/Decorum Credit Club: Past President, Treasurer, Board Member

Newark Public Library: Event Committee

ORT Accountants and Bankers Group New York: Committee Member

Past Committee Member of various charitable organizations