Geoffrey L. Silverman



Educational Background


      J.D., cum laude, 1979
University of Michigan Law School
Senior Instructor, Writing and Advocacy Program, 1978‑79


      B.A., 1976
Indiana University
Major: Political Science and History


Professional Experience


      Silverman & Morris, P.L.L.C.
Member, April 2003‑present


      Shefferly, Silverman & Morris
Shareholder, 1990‑2003


      Schlussel, Lifton, Simon, Rands, Galvin & Jackier


      Miro, Miro & Weiner


      Bamberger & Feibelman


      Martindale Hubbell “AV” rating



Practice Areas


      Commercial and consumer bankruptcy,
commercial litigation, workouts, bankruptcy litigation,
commercial law, and debtors’ and creditors’ rights.


      Mr. Silverman has represented almost every type of
interest that arises in the event of financial distress,
including debtors, majority owners, minority owners,
secured creditors, individual unsecured creditors,
certified classes of unsecured creditors, landlords,
tenants, suppliers, customers, spouses of debtors,
co‑owners, preference defendants and trustees.




Admitted To Practice

      Michigan, 1982
Indiana, 1979
Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
Southern District of Indiana
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits


Professional Activities


      State Bar of Michigan, Debtors and
Creditors Rights Section
Federal Bar Association
Indiana Bar Association




Publications and Presentations


      Lecturer on bankruptcy law at various seminars.