Leslie N. Silverman
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Leslie N. Silverman is a partner based in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. His practice focuses on the domestic and international capital markets, representing both issuers and underwriters. He has extensive experience, in particular, in cross-border offerings and the development of new financial products. Silverman regularly counsels companies on compliance with the Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Acts, the SEC’s implementing regulations and related corporate governance matters.
He is widely published and is one of the authors of U.S. Regulation of the International Securities and Derivatives Markets (Tenth Ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2011), PLI’s Guide to the Securities Offering Reforms (Practising Law Institute, 2005) and The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: Analysis and Practice (Aspen Publishers, 2003). He also recently coauthored an article, “Stockholder Adoption of Mandatory Individual Arbitration for Stockholder Disputes,” in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy (Summer 2013). He currently is serving as a member of, and counsel to, the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. Silverman is distinguished as one of the world’s best lawyers by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Chambers Latin America, IFLR, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, The Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Capital Markets Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500 U.S. and PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook.