Mr. James Silver is a partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office. Mr. Silver’s practice focuses on bankruptcy, insolvency work, creditors’ rights and other bankruptcy-related areas of law. Mr. Silver also handles the extensive litigation relating to such matters as well as complex commercial litigation matters. Mr. Silver has more than 30 years’ experience practicing law and has been rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® since 1992.
Mr. Silver joined Conrad & Scherer in 2007, hailing from a prominent state-wide firm where he headed the firm’s Miami bankruptcy practice. During his tenure at that firm, Mr. Silver was appointed Receiver by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, in connection with an S.E.C. Enforcement Action involving a $20 million-plus Ponzi scheme and the fraudulent sale of unregistered securities.
While in law school and before graduating in the top 3% of his class, Mr. Silver was Associate Research Editor of the University of Miami Law Review.