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Practice Areas

Jerry Silk represents institutional investors on matters involving federal and state securities laws, the fiduciary duties of corporate officials, as well as general commercial and corporate litigation. He also advises creditors on their rights with respect to pursuing affirmative claims against officers and directors inside and outside the bankruptcy context.

Career

A managing partner of the firm, Jerry oversees the firm’s New Matter department in which he, along with his team of attorneys, financial analysts and investigators, counsels institutional clients on potential legal claims. Recognized as one of the top litigators in the nation by Chambers, Legal 500 and Benchmark, among others, he was recognized by The National Law Journal as a “Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers” — one of several lawyers in the country who have changed the practice of litigation through the use of innovative legal strategies — in no small part for the critical role he has played in helping the firm’s clients recover billions of dollars in litigation arising from the financial crisis, among other matters.

He is a frequent expert commentator for the business and legal media on securities law and corporate governance issues.