B.A., Reed College; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
Professor Silverman is an Associate in the White-Collar Defense group at Steptoe & Johnson LLP. Professor Silverman has spent much of his career at Steptoe defending individuals against federal investigations and, where necessary, at trial. Professor Silverman’s experience includes both trial experience in various federal district courts and litigation regarding complex Fourth and Fifth Amendment issues that resulted in a landmark post-trial dismissal in United States v. Sadr (S.D.N.Y.), a pre-trial partial dismissals and trial acquittal in United States v. Rainey (E.D. La.), and a rare post-trial Kastigar hearing in United States v. Ayvazyan (C.D. Cal.). Outside of his active practice, Professor Silverman’s scholarship centers on federal criminal procedure including various issues related to the Fourth Amendment’s application to digital devices, complex attorney-client privilege issues, and discovery-related litigation. Professor Silverman graduated from GULC in 2014, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the Annual Survey of White Collar Crime.