With more than 25 years of dispute resolution experience, Marc Silver is dedicated to serving as a persuasive and convincing advocate who is personally committed to delivering the passion, know-how, skill, and right team of lawyers needed to protect his clients’ bottom line.
Marc represents individuals, business entities, and nonprofit organizations in complex litigation matters throughout the country in federal and state courts or in mediation/arbitration. He has successfully handled hundreds of corporate and business disputes concerning shareholder rights, partnership interests, profit sharing, contract liability, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, restrictive covenant enforcement, trade secrets recovery, real estate interests, construction defects, insurance coverage, and franchisor rights.
Marc takes defending his clients’ rights to heart by advocating their interests in the way he would want to be represented. He identifies the key facts and designs and executes a cogent litigation strategy focused on leveraging every phase of the dispute resolution process to his clients' advantage.
With a singular focus on realizing his clients' goals, Marc can and will go the distance in litigation if it is in his clients' best interest to do so. He has successfully tried bench and jury trials, and arbitrations to verdict and defended those victories on appeal. Appreciated by clients and colleagues alike for his outgoing personality and willingness to speak his mind and be aggressive when appropriate, Marc understands the legal and emotional dynamics of discord, and does not hesitate to push back aggressively in service to those he represents.
A former member of the firm’s Management Committee, Marc has first-hand experience with the challenges and risks associated with running a business today. He brings this sensitivity to bear when guiding clients through even the most high-stakes, serious lawsuits.
40 Under Forty, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer, 2010