Michael Silberfarb has vast experience advising Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and individuals in a broad range of litigation matters. He has substantial trial experience, including experience as first chair trial counsel.
Among other things, Michael has acted as lead counsel to several large New York and Philadelphia-based real estate developers in partnership and contract disputes. In addition, he recently led the successful representation of a salad dressing manufacturer in three separate nationwide class action lawsuits alleging mislabeled products.
Michael has also litigated numerous matters involving distressed or bankrupt companies. He represented the debtors in the Chrysler, Hostess, and Lehman Brothers bankruptcies. He also has many years of experience litigating contested matters and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy cases, including multimillion-dollar avoidance actions and intercreditor disputes.
Michael has a strong pro bono practice. He represented a Gambian journalist and youth activist in connection with obtaining asylum in the United States.