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Benjamin A. Silverman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New York, NY

Law Offices of Benjamin Silverman
224 West 30th Street, Suite 302
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-203-8074
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed in New York Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, General Litigation
Languages Spoken: English, Chinese-Mandarin
Attorney Profile

Benjamin Silverman is the founding principal of Law Office of Benjamin Silverman PLLC in New York. Mr. Silverman focuses his practice on criminal defense, investigations, civil litigation, and appeals.

He has achieved considerable success fighting for the rights and liberties of individuals accused of serious criminal offenses, such as federal and white collar crimes, RICO and other racketeering offenses, fraud, international and domestic   narcotics trafficking, and other major crimes.

Along with providing exceptional criminal defense counsel, Mr. Silverman also provides trusted advice to individuals contacted by prosecutors and effective advocacy for various types of civil and commercial disputes. He also has extensive experience handling appeals. Mr. Silverman has successfully handled numerous trials and appeals involving federal racketeering, fraud, firearms, securities, counterfeiting, narcotics and other charges. He has also handled civil cases involving fraud, breach of contract, usury, and consumer abuse.

In 2020, Benjamin was selected for the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney’s Top 10 Under 40 in New York. He was selected a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star in the area of criminal defense in 2019. A 2006 graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, Mr. Silverman obtained his law degree in 2010 from New York University School of Law. He clerked for the Honorable Alison J. Nathan of the Southern District of New York. He is admitted to practice in New York, the United States Courts of Appeal for the First and Second Circuits, and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Criminal Defense
  • 30%General Litigation


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

About Benjamin A. Silverman

First Admitted: 2010, New York

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Educational Background

  • Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, B.A., May 2006, History and East Asian Studies

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of New York
  • New York
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Office Location for Benjamin A. Silverman

224 West 30th Street
Suite 302
New York, NY 10001

Phone: 212-203-8074

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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