Joseph Silver focuses his practice in the representation of mortgage lenders and servicers in cases involving violations of consumer protection statutes and claims arising under the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. Mr. Silver also has experience representing and advising insurance companies, corporations, insureds and individuals in insurance coverage actions, first-party property litigation and employment matters involving claims of discrimination.

Professional Background

Mr. Silver joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in April 2011. Previously, he was an associate with Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, LLP, and Rivkin Radler, LLP in New York.

During law school, Mr. Silver served as an intern with the Nassau County Legal Aid Society and United States Senator, Charles E. Schumer. Also, in the summer of 2005, Mr. Silver was an associate at Litman, Asche & Gioiella, LLP, a boutique criminal and civil litigation firm in New York.

Throughout his undergraduate studies and also during law school, Mr. Silver worked as a paralegal at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP in New York, and Garfunkel, Wild & Travis, P.C. in Great Neck, New York.

Professional Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association


Community/Civic Activities

  • Streetwise Partners, Inc., an organization that provides effective job training skills to low-income individuals, Past Volunteer

J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 2006

B.S., Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2002