Stephen J. Silverberg has been selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list as one of the top New York metro area lawyers for 2019. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the state.
Silverberg has been named to the Super Lawyer list consecutively since 2007.
Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
Stephen J. Silverberg is nationally recognized as a leader in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, asset preservation planning and Elder Law. He is a past President of the prestigious National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and was awarded the credential of NAELA Fellow, the highest honor bestowed by NAELA to “attorneys… whose careers concentrate on Elder Law, and who have distinguished themselves both by making exceptional contributions to meeting the needs of older Americans and by demonstrating commitment to the Academy.” Silverberg is a past President of the New York State chapter of NAELA and was a founding member of the chapter.
He holds the designation of a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation to fewer than 525 CELAs throughout the United States. Silverberg is rated AV Preeminent (5.0 out of 5.0), the highest possible designation from Martindale-Hubbell.
He also has been named an Accredited Estate Planner© (AEP) by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. The AEP designation It is awarded only to estate planning professionals who meet special requirements of education, experience, knowledge, professional reputation, and character.
Silverberg has served as an officer, Chair of the Estate Planning Committee, and Vice Chair of the Legislation Committee of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section. He has served as the President of the Pension Council of Long Island. He is a long-standing member of the Estate Planning Council of Nassau County.
Silverberg has served as an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Elder Law, Social Services and Health Advocacy Committees.
Silverberg is also an author and editor of the Elder Law module of the Interactive Legal Document Systems, the preeminent document drafting program for attorneys.
Submitted by the Law Office of Stephen J. Silverberg, PC.