For the eighth consecutive year, Stephen J. Silverberg has been selected by his peers in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Elder Law. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
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Since 2007, Silverberg has been included in the Super Lawyer New York metro list and has an AV Preeminent (5 out of 5) rating, the highest possible designation from Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), bestowed on him by the National Elder Law Foundation, as authorized by the American Bar Association.
Although the test started in 1993, there are fewer than 520 CELAs throughout the United States. Silverberg is a graduate of Hartwick College and Brooklyn Law School. He has been a member of both the New York and Florida Bars for over forty years.
Silverberg is a nationally recognized leader in the areas of estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, asset preservation planning, and elder law. He is past president of the prestigious National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
In 2003 he was named a 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 also a former President and is a member of the New York State chapter of NAELA.
In addition, the Law Office of Stephen J. Silverberg, PC has been recognized by Best Lawyers as a Best Law Firm since 2015.