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Mark D. Silverschotz

Partner

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, 1981, J.D.
  • Columbia University, 1978, B.A.

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia Circuit

Mark is a member of the Financial Industry Group, practicing in the area of Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy.  Mark has worked in the bankruptcy and reorganization field since 1981, principally representing secured, unsecured, and subordinated creditors. In addition, Mark has represented trustees, debtors-in-possession, and official committees of creditors and equity holders.

Mark has represented banks and life insurance companies, Fortune 100 corporations, and private individuals in connection with the enforcement of creditors’ rights in Chapter 11 cases and informal work-outs. He has been involved in the restructuring of companies engaged in the real estate, retail, oil and gas, manufacturing, financial services, apparel, and entertainment industries.

A unique aspect of his practice is the pursuit of recovery on indemnity and casualty insurance policies in the bankruptcy courts, such as in the Celotex and Dow Corning cases, among numerous others.

Employment History

  • 2008 - Reed Smith
  • 1983 - Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C.

Professional Affiliations

  • The American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association