Geoffrey L. Silverman
Member

silverman@silvermanmorris.com

 

 

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
1986‑1990

 

      Miro, Miro & Weiner
1981‑1986

 

      Bamberger & Feibelman
1979‑1981

 

      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.