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Silverman & Sardar LLP
Mr. Silverman, the firm's managing partner, is a Real Estate and Corporate Bankruptcy & Restructuring attorney with advanced training in bankruptcy and restructuring law. He focuses on Chapter 11 cases and corporate restructurings, but has also represented individuals in Chapters 7 & 13. His understanding of the Bankruptcy Code assists in developing strategies which address issues that present when landlords, tenants or other creditors enter and/or are forced into distressed situations.
Mr. Silverman earned his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he graduated with concentrations in corporate and commercial law and served as a member of the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law.
Mr. Silverman is admitted to practice law before the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey, is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Turnaround Management Association, American and New York Bar Associations and annually judges the Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition at St. John's University School of Law's LL.M. in Bankruptcy Program. Mr. Silverman served as co-author to and -counsel on an amicus brief filed in the United States Supreme Court Bankruptcy case of Executive Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison. Recap of case and oral arguments here.
Mr. Sardar is the chair of the Real Estate Department. He is highly skilled at navigating all types of real estate transactions - both commercial (retail office, industrial, and mixed-use) and residential - that involve properties located in New York City,
the surrounding boroughs and across the United States, including acquisitions and dispositions, commercial development, and leasing. Mr. Sardar also has widespread experience in the area of retail law, including the acquisition, sale and leasing of retail and mixed-use properties, lease restructurings, condominium developments (retail and mixed-use), and counseling clients on lease issues (such as exclusives, radius restrictions, assignment/subletting and "going dark") in anticipation of and during a lease dispute. Additionally, Mr. Sardar has experience negotiating complex shopping center leases and appearing before various state courts in New York. Over the years, Mr. Sardar has developed a working relationship with many of the major shopping center developers in the United States.
Mr. Sardar earned his Juris Doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey.
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