Silversmith & Assoc. PLLC
30 Broad Street, 20th Fl.
New York, NY 10004
Jim’s practice consists of primarily bankruptcy, insolvency, debtor and creditor rights and real estate. Jim represents debtors, creditors, as well as purchasers of assets, including real estate lessors, secured creditors, and defendants in avoidance actions in bankruptcy proceedings.
He received a B.A. from Fordham University in 1971 and a J.D. from New York Law School in 1975. He started his career as an Assistant Attorney General of the State of New York, representing state agencies in the Bankruptcy Court. He worked at a boutique law firm which handled bankruptcy, insolvency and real estate matters. That firm merged with another firm, where Jim continued his practice.
He is admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
He is a former Past President of the Columbian Lawyers Association and the Treasurer of the New York Law School Alumni Association.
He frequently lectures on bankruptcy matters.