Mr. Silverschotz has worked in the bankruptcy and reorganization field since 1981, representing secured, unsecured, and subordinated creditors, as well as trustees, debtors-in-possession, and official committees of creditors and equity holders. These clients have included multiple tax and regulatory authorities, including agencies of the states of Washington, Missouri, Kansas, Hawaii, California and Illinois, among others.
Mr. Silverschotz has represented banks, Fortune 100 corporations, and private individuals in connection with the enforcement of creditors’ rights in Chapter 11 cases and informal work-outs. He represents clients in complex bankruptcy matters including those concerning issues of jurisdiction and due process. He has been involved in the restructuring of scores of companies including those engaged in the real estate, retail, oil and gas, manufacturing, financial services, apparel, and entertainment industries. He also has served as special insurance counsel in multiple bankruptcies stemming from asbestos and other toxic tort liabilities, including the Celotex and Dow Corning cases, among numerous others.
"Mark was in at the birth of bankruptcy practice as we know it, and he's been a player in major cases for more than thirty years. He also was one of the first attorneys in the country to understand the significance of the interplay between bankruptcy and insurance recoveries" said Robert M. Horkovich, Anderson Kill's managing shareholder." We're delighted to welcome him back at a time when our bankruptcy practice has been gaining momentum."
"It's deeply satisfying to return to Anderson Kill," said Mr. Silverschotz. "I look forward not only to building on my representation of state tax and regulatory authorities in bankruptcy proceedings, but also to once again work with my Anderson Kill colleagues on matters where insurance coverage and bankruptcy law intersect."
In addition, Mr. Silverschotz has an active mediation practice and serves on mediation panels in United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. He holds a mediation training certificate from the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution at St. John's University and is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. He holds a J.D. from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Columbia University.
About Anderson Kill
Anderson Kill practices law in the areas of Insurance Recovery, Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Estate, Trusts and Tax Services, Corporate and Securities, Antitrust, Banking and Lending, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Real Estate and Construction, Foreign Investment Recovery, Public Law, Government Affairs, Employment and Labor Law, Captive Insurance, Intellectual Property, Corporate Tax, Hospitality, and Health Reform. Recognized nationwide by Chambers USA for Client Service and Commercial Awareness, and best-known for its work in insurance recovery, the firm represents policyholders only in insurance coverage disputes - with no ties to insurance companies and has no conflicts of interest. Clients include Fortune 1000 companies, small and medium-sized businesses, governmental entities, and nonprofits as well as personal estates. Based in New York City, the firm also has offices in Ventura, CA, Philadelphia, PA, Stamford, CT, Washington, DC, and Newark, NJ.
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