Bankruptcy Insurance Recovery Attorney | Anderson Kill P.C.

Mark D. Silverschotz

Of Counsel
New York

Mark D. Silverschotz, co-chair of Anderson Kill's Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice Group, has worked in the bankruptcy and reorganization field since 1981, representing secured, unsecured, and subordinated creditors.  In addition, Mr. Silverschotz has represented trustees, debtors-in-possession, and official committees of creditors and equity holders.  These clients included multiple tax and regulatory authorities, including agencies of the states of Washington, Missouri, Kansas, Hawaii, California and Illinois.  He represented the State of California, including its regulatory and taxing subdivisions, in more than 100 different matters, including Prudential Securities, GST Communications, KMart, Armstrong, and numerous other cases.

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Professional Memberships

The American Bankruptcy Institute

Finova — Counsel to Equity Committee.

Dow Corning — Special Insurance Counsel to the Debtor and Officers.

Celotex — Special Insurance Counsel to the Debtor.

Drexel Burnham — Counsel to Equitable Life.

PSINet — Bankruptcy Counsel to Securities Plaintiffs.

Southmark — Counsel to Equity Committee.

Sleepmaster — Counsel to Creditors Committee.

Kasper ASL — Counsel to Creditors Committee.

LBS Communications — Counsel to Creditors Committee.

Natures’ Elements — Counsel to Creditors Committee.

Metaldyne - Counsel to the Creditors Committee and Reorganization Trust.

Delphi - Counsel to Wells Fargo.

Lead defense team in a $25 million preference lawsuit under Chapter 5 of Title 11 (United States Bankruptcy Code) brought by estate of Circuit City Stores, Inc.

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Back to the Future with Silicon Valley Bank
Anderson Kill Bankruptcy & Restructuring Alert | March 31, 2023
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Read My Lips: No New Fees - Recognizing and Recovering "Tax" Claims in Bankruptcy Cases
National Association of Attorneys General, NAGTRI Journal | May 04, 2017
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The Solvent Debtor's Obligation to Pay Post-Petition Interest
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Advisor | April 01, 2004
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Advancing the Creditors' Plan: Hostile Takeovers in Chapter 11
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Advisor | December 01, 2003
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D&O Insurance During Bankruptcy
The Corporate Board | May 01, 1999
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Insurance 101 - What Kinds Are There and How Do Your Clients Collect?


October 16, 2018  |  Columbus, OH
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At The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Insurance

Anderson Kill's 20th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference "Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery"

November 11, 2016  |  New York, NY
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Protecting State Interests

NAAG, NAGTRI and SABA Bankruptcy From a Government Perspective Seminar

September 27, 2016  |  Santa Fe, NM
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Bankruptcy Retentions and Conflicts Ethics Seminar

Anderson Kill

March 01, 2006  |  New York, NY
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Keeping the Horse in the Barn: Critical Stages in Bankruptcy Cases - Business & Financial Institutions Series 6 Part II

Anderson Kill

May 27, 2005  |  New York, NY
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The Failed Loan

Columbia University/University of California-Berkeley, Joint MBA Program, Prof. Steven Green

October 01, 2004  |  Berkeley, CA
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Keeping the Horse in the Barn: Critical Stages in Bankruptcy Cases - Business & Financial Institutions Series 6 Part I

Anderson Kill

September 09, 2004  |  New York, NY
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Mass Torts and Insurance Coverage in Chapter 11 Cases

St. John's Law School, Bankruptcy Masters of Law Program, Prof. Richard Broude

April 01, 2004  |  New York, NY
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New Bankruptcy Fun and Games: Will It Be A Creditors' World? - Business & Financial Institutions Series 6

Anderson Kill

March 12, 2003  |  New York, NY
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Kicking and Screaming: How to Litigate Insurance Coverage Disputes in the Bankruptcy Courts

Anderson Kill

May 08, 2002  |  Chicago, IL
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Foreign Insurance Claims in Domestic Chapter 11 Cases

Risk Insurance Management Society

April 04, 2001  |  Atlanta, GA


J.D., Georgetown University (1981)
B.A., Columbia University (1978)


New York and New Jersey


United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.