Benjamin A. Silverman

Top rated White Collar Crimes attorney in New York, New York

Law Offices of Benjamin Silverman
Benjamin A. Silverman
Law Offices of Benjamin Silverman

Practice Areas: White Collar Crimes, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2010

Education: New York University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Chinese-Mandarin

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

Law Offices of Benjamin Silverman

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


Criminal defense attorney Benjamin A. Silverman is the founder of the Law Office of Benjamin Silverman located in New York City, New York. He serves clients across the New York Metro and focuses his legal practice on:

  • Civil litigation 
  • Federal charges
  • Fraud
  • White collar crimes
  • Grand jury proceedings
  • RICO and racketeering offenses
  • Narcotics trafficking
  • Securities fraud
  • Appeals

Mr. Silverman has dedicated himself to safeguarding the rights and freedoms of individuals facing serious criminal charges. In addition to providing counsel in criminal defense matters, he offers effective advocacy in various civil and commercial disputes. He also possesses extensive experience in handling appeals. In 2020, Benjamin Silverman was named among the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney's Top 10 Under 40 in New York. He is also rated “Excellent” on Avvo.

Having graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 2006, Mr. Silverman obtained his law degree from the New York University School of Law in 2010. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Alison J. Nathan in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is admitted to practice law in New York, the United States Courts of Appeal for the 1st and 2nd Circuits, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Mr. Silverman has achieved several notable successes in his legal career. These accomplishments include successfully appealing a murder conviction due to a mistaken jury charge, obtaining a full trial acquittal for a federal firearm charge, securing the dismissal of a federal conspiracy charge by proving evidence fabrication by a government agent, obtaining a noncustodial sentence for an individual charged with attempted murder in aid of racketeering, and successfully filing sentence reduction motions resulting in immediate release from prison.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Silverman maintains memberships in esteemed professional organizations, including the Federal Bar Council, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the New York Criminal Bar Association.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense: White Collar, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Criminal Law - Federal, White Collar Crime

  • 70% Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 30% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2010, New York

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Criminal Justice Act panels for the Second Circuit and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • Member, New York Criminal Bar Association
  • Member, New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Federal Bar Council
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for Northern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of New York
  • New York
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of criminal defense in 2019 and 2020
Educational Background:
  • Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, B.A., May 2006, History and East Asian Studies

Office location for Benjamin A. Silverman

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

Phone: 646-679-1107


1 Year Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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