Scott Lance Silver is the managing partner of Silver Law Group, a nationally recognized law firm representing investors worldwide to recover their investment losses. Scott has spent his entire legal career practicing securities and financial services law.
Scott focuses his law practice on securities arbitration and litigation and plaintiff-side class action litigation, representing individual investors and institutions in claims against brokerage firms, investment advisors, commodities firms, hedge funds and others.
Scott also routinely serves as counsel to receivers and trustees in matters relating to the recovery of investor losses in Ponzi schemes.
Scott has extensive experience in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the National Futures Association (NFA), and the American Arbitration Association (AAA).
He has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of aggrieved investors through arbitration and the courts. Scott has represented clients throughout the United States as well as in Europe, South America, Israel and elsewhere.
Scott is a frequent lecturer and author on securities and investment fraud matters, as well as a regular commentator in leading publications. Scott has been invited to lecture at law schools, industry conferences and investor rights groups.
In addition, Scott frequently contributes to various publications and has authored numerous articles relating to investors and the arbitration process. Notably, Scott recently wrote a widely accepted primer on the SEC’s new Whistleblower program.
Scott graduated from the University of Miami, School of Law in 1996. Soon after, Scott joined Gusrae Kaplan, a Wall Street law firm founded by a former Chief Attorney of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, specializing in the defense of brokerage firms in FINRA, SEC, NYSE, and court matters.
It is during his tenure at the law firm where Scott learned the strategies employed by brokerage firms to defend against investor claims. In 2002, Scott relocated to South Florida where he brought his insight and understanding of the inner workings of Wall Street, becoming a named partner in a leading Plaintiff’s firm.
In April 2011, the Silver Law Group was formed with a team of litigators, all with experience in the securities industry. Scott still maintains strong ties to New York and regularly represents investors in and around New York through the firm’s New York office.
- J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1996
- B.A., State University of New York at Albany, 1993
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice:
- New York Bar, 1997
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1997
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1997
Professional & Bar Association Memberships:
- American Association of Justice (Chairman of the Securities Committee)
- Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
- Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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