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Jay L. Silverberg

Business and Bankruptcy Lawyer

Learn about Jay L. Silverberg

Jay L. Silverberg is the founder and managing member of Silverberg Law Firm P.C. He has been in practice for over thirty years.  Jay’s career began in “Biglaw”.  Prior to founding SIlverberg Law Firm LLC, he was a partner at a major regional law firm.    Jay is a seasoned business lawyer and bankruptcy lawyer.   

As a business lawyer, Jay has handled a wide variety of corporate and business transactions.  He has served as outside general counsel to a variety of successful businesses.   Jay’s transactional work has included matters ranging from small business deals to notable deals involving hundreds of millions of dollars.   

Jay has also focused much of his career on bankruptcy.   He has handled countless bankruptcy and bankruptcy litigation matters.  Jay’s bankruptcy experience runs the gamut. He has represented various parties in some of the largest mega cases.  He has represented many middle market businesses and small businesses in bankruptcy matters.  And he has helped individuals in consumer bankruptcy cases 

Jay has spoken on bankruptcy and business law law issues at such prestigious forums as the American Bankruptcy Institute, the New York Institute of Credit and the New York City Bar Association.  In all these matters,  Jay has applied an aggressive, caring and diligent approach to helping clients achieve their goals.

We do our best to accomplish our clients’ goals.  We strive to provide cost-effective and practical pathways to the best possible conclusion.

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Academic Background 

Boston University School Of Law 

JD Cum Laude 1986

Editor of the Annual Review of Banking Law;

Moot Court Program Judge/Advisor

Edward Hennessey Scholar

Paul J. Liacos Scholar

Brandies University 

B.A. 1983

Dean’s List



Speaker on legal issues, including

“Covering Your Assets: Prenup’s, Post-Nup’s and Planning for Entrepreneurs” Various Venues 2016.

Fifth Annual Fashion Law Symposium, Fordham Law School– April, 2015: Panelist, “Pulling the Plug: Bankruptcy in the Fashion Industry”

New York City Bar Association, Fashion Law Committee—June, 2014: Organized panel “Wardrobe Malfunction: Managing Crisis in the Fashion Industry”

American Bankruptcy Institute National Spring Meeting—April, 2014: Panel on “Intellectual Property Issues in Bankruptcy”

Commercial Finance League—March, 2014: “Jay’s Top Ten List: Pitfalls for Secured Lenders”

Fordham Law School—April, 2012: Second Annual Fashion Law Institute Symposium: “Initial Public Offerings in the Fashion Industry”

New York City Bar Association—January, 2012: “Introduction to Factoring”

New York City Bar Association—November, 2011: Panelist: “Careers in Fashion Law”

New York Institute of Credit—May, 2011: “Starting a Business”

Judge Conrad B. Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition 2017 – St John’s Law School.

Other Venues, including: 

Columbia University School of Business MBA Program;  Various professional firms and financial institutions; National Association of Credit Managers; New York Institute of Credit; and others

Selected Publications  


“Law and Practice: The Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act of 2008” – The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

“Acquisitions of Troubled Businesses” – Fashion Manuscript

Selected Recognitions 

New York Super Lawyers ®, various years. Recognized in several categories, including Business/Corporate, Intellectual Property, and Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (see selection criteria in disclaimer)

Mann Foundation’s Mann of the Year Award: Apparel Lawyer of the Year

Chabad Vocational School’s “Pillar of Kindness” Award


New Jersey State Bar Association

New York City Bar Association, Fashion Committee: Member

New York Institute of Credit: Past Secretary, Counsel, and Faculty

Turnaround Management Association: Member

Contemporary Credit Club: Past Treasurer

Manhattan/Decorum Credit Club: Past President, Treasurer, Board Member

Newark Public Library: Event Committee

ORT Accountants and Bankers Group New York: Committee Member

Past Committee Member of various charitable organizations

Garden State Credit Associates, Member

American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member

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Central New Jersey  (by appointment only)

1 Severn Way, Monroe Township, New Jersey 08831

(732) 992-3000

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