Kenneth P. Silverman

SilvermanAcampora, LLP

"Character is Everthing"
New York, New York 10001


Bankruptcy, Corporate, Creditor's Rights, Real Estate

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.

SilvermanAcampora stands apart from the world of “one size fits all,” impersonal mega firms. There are plenty of attorneys who claim that they will “go the extra mile” for you but never have your finish line in sight. To reach your goals without extending the journey requires character. Our team of dedicated professionals have already mapped the course and measured the distance.

Regardless of your industry or business segment, and whether you are a start-up or a Fortune 500 company, our Business Law Group can assist you with virtually every transaction that can affect your company. For those real estate transactions that are crucial to your business, our Real Estate Group can guide and support you through any sale, acquisition, commercial lease or real estate finance deal. Our Employment Law Group can manage your simplest to your most complex employment issues and help you avoid regulatory involvement and costly litigation. Our Litigation Group can help you minimize distractions and get back to business by crafting effective solutions in the most sophisticated commercial disputes that affect you. Most people try to avoid estate planning. You don’t have that luxury. Our Trusts and Estates Group can help you protect your wealth and plan for the future.

When times are hard or confusing, you need attorneys who have the experience to find the right solution quickly during those critical periods. You can trust our Corporate Restructuring Group to restore and to maintain your financial stability and to preserve your vital business relationships. Finally, when bankruptcy is unavoidable, the considerable expertise of our Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group offers you the best chance for success in a difficult situation.

SilvermanAcampora LLP
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Jericho, New York 11753

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