Thomas N. Silverman – – Tax Counsel – – EB5 Affiliate Network
Thomas N. Silverman, a graduate of the University of Miami and Duquesne Law School, is a Member of both the Pennsylvania and Florida Bars and is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. He holds a Master of Laws Degree in Taxation from New York University as well as an advanced law degree from Harvard Law School.
Mr. Silverman served as in-house Corporate Counsel to Westinghouse Electric Corporation (then a Fortune 500 Company) where he was assigned to Westinghouse Credit Corporation, its lending subsidiary. In that capacity, he handled complex, multi-million dollar loan transactions across the United States, including aircraft financing, lot sale financing, financing sales/expansions of businesses, real estate financing, and floor-plan/inventory financing. Recognizing that tax treatment/consequences were an integral part of these commercial transactions, he then attended the Graduate Tax Program at New York University and obtained an LL.M in Taxation.
From there, in 1975, Mr. Silverman came to Florida to enter private practice where he chose to specialize in Estates, Trusts and Estate Planning. He taught courses on the same subjects as an Adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University from 1976 to 2003.
In 1986, because of his extensive knowledge and experience, Mr. Silverman was selected as Chairman of the Probate and Guardianship Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association.
He is a Florida Bar Board Certified Tax Lawyer (since 1985), a frequent lecturer on various tax related subjects, and has written extensively on legal/tax planning concepts and strategies.
Mr. Silverman has practiced law in Palm Beach County, Florida since 1975 and specializes in Taxation, Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration, and related litigation. He is an AV Preeminent rated lawyer by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell.