Kenneth P. Silverman is the chairman of the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group.
For over 30 years, clients have trusted Ken with their most sensitive issues in the world of bankruptcy, insolvency, and corporate restructuring. Ken routinely represents debtors, creditors, and creditors’ committees, who all turn to Ken to formulate solutions to their most complicated problems. He is widely recognized as a leader in the field of bankruptcy and insolvency, and his expertise puts our clients at ease that their case is being handled properly to achieve their goals.
Since 1989, Ken has served as a member of the panel of United States Bankruptcy Trustees for both the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and he was previously a member of the Pro Bono Panel of Bankruptcy attorneys for both the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Ken also serves as a member of the Register of Mediators for the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York. As a member of the trustee panels, he is frequently appointed to operate, reorganize and/or liquidate major national, regional, and metropolitan businesses in both chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy. Ken uses this experience to assist our clients in their own bankruptcies, preserving businesses while working with them through the bankruptcy process.
In addition to his representations, Ken is a published author and a recognized lecturer on bankruptcy and bankruptcy/matrimonial related issues. Ken is also a former Adjunct Professor of Law at the St. John’s University School of Law in its Bankruptcy LL.M. Program.