- Labor and Preventive Practices
- Gaming and Hospitality
- Health Care
- Real Estate
|University ||Syracuse University, B.A., cum laude, 1970|
|Law School||University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1973|
|Admitted||1974, New York; 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit|
Professional Associations and Activities
•American Bar Association, Committee on Practice and Procedure under the National Labor Relations Act
•Westchester County Bar Association, Labor Law Committee
Lewis H. Silverman is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has represented employers in all aspects of labor and employment law for the past 35 years.
Mr. Silverman has represented many employers before the NLRB and has given advice in numerous union organization drives. During his career, Mr. Silverman has negotiated approximately 200 collective bargaining agreements and has handled complex arbitrations on such issues as subcontracting, layoffs, plant closing and relocations. He also counsels employers on a wide variety of employment issues, such as fair employment, wage and hour, and hiring and firing with a view to minimizing potential litigation.
Mr. Silverman joined the firm's New York City office in 1974, and along with several other partners, helped to open the White Plains office in 1981. Today, the office has grown to 40 attorneys and services clients throughout the United States.
Mr. Silverman has lectured extensively on labor and employment issues. He has been a guest lecturer on labor law at the Albany Law School and has appeared on radio and cable television to discuss workplace issues. In addition, Mr. Silverman regularly conducts seminars and workshops for employers and business organizations in the development and implementation of preventive labor and employment programs.
•Strike Preparation Manual, A Healthcare Employer's Guide to Winning Labor Strikes and Maintaining Patient Care Services. Healthcare Publishers, Inc., 1984. [Co-Author]
• Weingarten: An Old Trumpet Plays the Labor Circuit, Labor Law Journal 32.11 (November 1981) [Co-Author] (Also at Albany, New York Office)
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