Alan I. Silver

Alan I. Silver


Bassford Remele

Recognized since 2006

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - ERISA

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - ERISA Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - ERISA
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Alan Silver is a litigator with more than four decades of experience representing clients in trust and estates litigation, ERISA litigation, and commercial and business disputes, including appellate matters.

Mr. Silver has been involved in many of the most high-profile trust and estates lawsuits in Minnesota, including litigation involving the Prince Estate, the Hill Trust, the Galloway Trust, the Binger Estate, and the Williams Trust, the family who started the Creamette Pasta Company. He regularly defends large corporations, affluent families, charitable organizations, and individuals in probate, state, federal, and appellate courts, including the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Mr. Silver is chair of Bassford Remele’s Trust and Estates Litigation Practice Group.

Location

  • Fifth Street Towers
    100 South 5th Street, Suite 1500
    Minneapolis, MN 55402-1254

Bassford Remele
Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minnesota

16 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

6 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Best Law Firms Badge Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - ERISA Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - ERISA

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Minneapolis (2021)
  • Litigation - ERISA, Minneapolis (2020)
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Minneapolis (2016)
  • Litigation - ERISA, Minneapolis (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Special Focus

  • Antitrust
  • Business Disputes
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • COVID-19
  • ERISA
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Large Case Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Trusts and Estates

"I cannot thank Alan Silver enough for all his help and understanding. I wanted the best and I got it."

- Tom Noltimier, Minneapolis, MN

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