Scott L. Silver

Top rated Securities Litigation attorney in Coral Springs, Florida

Silver Law Group
Scott L. Silver
Silver Law Group

Practice Areas: Securities Litigation

Licensed in Florida since: 1996

Education: University of Miami School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009

Silver Law Group

11780 W Sample Road
Suite 103
Coral Springs, FL 33065 Visit website

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Managing partner at Silver Law Group, Scott L. Silver’s practice areas include Ponzi schemes, class actions, investment fraud litigation, securities arbitration and representing SEC Whistleblowers.  Scott has chaired the securities and financial fraud group of American Association of Justice (AAJ) since 2013 and has been recognized by Florida Trend Magazine Legal Elite amongst other accolades and he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Admitted to practice in the state of New York and the state of Florida, Mr. Silver is also admitted to practice before several federal courts. These include the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

In 1993, Mr. Silver graduated from State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor of Arts. He then attended the University of Miami School of Law and graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1996. In 2009, he was named the Most Effective Securities Lawyer by the Daily Business Review, and he served as the Securities Litigation Group’s co-chair within the American Association for Justice.

Scott focuses his practice on securities and investment fraud cases and is best known for representing victims of ponzi schemes in class action litigation, individual investors in securities arbitration cases and SEC Whistleblowers before the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

Mr. Silver is actively involved with the legal community to improve the profession and the services he offers. A member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, he is also involved with the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association. He is also a featured speaker and has spoken at conferences for Florida Justice Association, he American Association for Justice, PIABA and at multiple law schools and industry conferences.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Securities Litigation
  • 100% Securities Litigation

First Admitted: 1996, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.silverlaw.com/scott-l-silver.html

Honors/Awards:
  • Top Law Firm, South Florida Legal Guide (SFLG)
  • Top Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide (SFLG)
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Club
  • Daily Business Review’s Most Effective Securities Lawyer, 2009
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2009
  • Legal Elite” by Florida Trend Magazine, 2010, 2011
  • AV preeminent by Martindale-Hubble , 2010
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Scott Silver Presents At 2019 PIABA Meeting On Variable Annuity Fraud In October 2019, Scott Silver delivered a presentation on variable annuity fraud at the 28th PIABA annual meeting in Austin, Texas. The speech dealt with how arbitration cases can be won to recover losses from unsuitable annuity and life insurance recommendations. Scott Silver Presents At South Florida Interactive Marketers Association (SFIMA) On November 7, 2019, Scott Silver, managing partner of Silver Law Group, and Jay Berkowitz, CEO, and founder of marketing agency Ten Golden Rules, delivered a presentation to members of the South Florida Interactive Marketers Association (SFIMA) in Pompano Beach, Florida. Scott and Jay's entertaining and informative presentation addressed how Silver Law Group and Ten Golden Rules have used digital marketing to reach potential clients. Scott Silver Presents "How to Win an Alternative Investment Case" at the 2014 American Association of Justice Annual Convention On July 28, 20
  • Scott Silver spoke at the Annual Trial Lawyer's conference about representing the elderly in securities and investment fraud cases. , Speaker, Securities and Financial Fraud Cases Impacting the Elderly, 2023
  • How  do  bad  brokers  continue  to  go  from  one  firm  to  the  next  and  continue  to fleece  clients? The  answer  is  as  simple  as  it  is  unpleasant: brokerage  firms  fail  to  disclose  material  information. Firms fail to warn existing customers, the broker's future customers, the broker's future employers, and regulators  about  a  departing  broker's  misconduct. Why do firms  do  this,  knowing  that  the  broker might continue the misconduct unabated and undetected, at least for awhile, at a new firm with old and new clients?    According  to  at  least  one  industry  trade  publication,  the  answer  is: the  threat  of  legal action  by  the  former  broker, arbitrations  brought  by  clients,  bad  public  relations,  and questions from regulators., Brokerage Firms' Liability When They Fail To Warn About Bad Brokers, PLI Securities Arbitration, Vol. 1 at Pg. 437 (Aug. 2009), 2009
  • A guide for navigating the FINRA arbitration process for recovering investor losses. The article includes a background on the process, submitting a claim, arbitrator selection, respondent answers, prehearing, hearing, and awards. , Understanding Securities Arbitration, American Association for Justice Trial Magazine, Securities Arbitration, 2015
  • Scott Silver gives presentation on Ponzi schemes and how victims can recover losses from third party professionals, AAJ, 2021
  • Florida Justice Association 2015 Seminar – Business Torts speaker on the ABC’s of FINRA arbitration
  • Scott Silver is a featured speaker at AAJ’s Hot Topics in Business Torts seminar
Educational Background:
  • B.A., State University of New York at Albany, 1993
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York Bar , 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2002
  • American Association of Justice, Securities and Financial Fraud Co-chairman, 2020
  • Chairman Securities and Financial Fraud Group, American Association of Justice, 2020
  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
  • Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Represented multiple Puerto Rico investors in claims against major wirehouse for a multi-million dollar recovery., 2019
  • Scott Silver serves as counsel in several class actions against third party professionals alleging that commercial banks, law firms, auditors or others aided and abetted a ponzi scheme. , 2023
  • 2018 FINRA arbitration award - Scott Silver obtained a Claimant's award of $1,500,000.00 on behalf of an investors in a reg d private placment offering. The award includes a punitive damage award of $1,000,000.00., 2018
  • 1.3 million dollar award against in favor of investor against CEO of defunct brokerage firm including 750,000 dollars in punitive damages.   
  • Scott Silver represent a group of Claimants in a claim against a registered broker-dealer in a FINRA arbitration claim alleging negligence in the due digligence process reaching a multi-million dollar settlement., 2018
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Scott Silver serves as the chairman of the Securities and Financial Fraud Group of the American Association of Justice (formerly known as the American Trial Lawyer's Association), 2023

Office location for Scott L. Silver

11780 W Sample Road
Suite 103
Coral Springs, FL 33065

Phone: 866-440-6240

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2009

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