445 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 1102

White Plains, NY 10601

Lewis R. Silverman

Lew has extensive trial and appellate experience in New York State and Federal Courts. Lew’s practice focuses on constitutional law, education law, employment practices liability claims and premises liability. He serves as counsel for municipalities and school districts in employment practices liability cases and cases alleging violations of constitutional rights, police misconduct, sexual misconduct and employment discrimination. Lew also handles civil rights cases, land use and zoning disputes, student discipline cases, special education cases and tuition reimbursement cases.


Lew served as Special Counsel for a school district in an administrator’s disciplinary hearing and represented an indicted police officer in the civil aspect of a manslaughter case.



Bar Admissions


  • New York, 1993
  • Southern District of New York, 1993
  • Eastern District of New York, 1993
  • Northern District of New York, 1996
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 2004



Publications and Speeches


  • Author, “Defense of Psychological Injury Claims In Warsaw Convention Cases,” Aviation Litigation Quarterly, 2000.
  • Has led CLE, training sessions and seminars on New York Law topics including New York State Labor Law, Insurance Claim Investigation, Social Media, and Employment Discrimination.
  • Participated as a member of a panel discussion for the Lower Hudson Association of Pupil Personnel Administrators (LHAPPA) regarding parents’ perspectives on educating children with autism spectrum disorders.





  • B.A., cum laude, State University of New York at Albany, 1989
  • J.D., Syracuse University, 1992
  • Syracuse Law Review, 1990-1992; Officer and Technical Editor, 1991-1992

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445 Hamilton Avenue

Suite 1102

White Plains, NY 10601