Scott L. Silver is the managing partner of Silver Law Group, a nationally recognized law firm representing investors worldwide to recover their investment losses. Scott has received a Martindale Hubbell Preeminent “AV” Rating, the highest ratings given for general ethical standards and legal ability. Scott has spent his entire legal career practicing securities and financial services law. Scott focuses his law practice on securities arbitration and litigation and plaintiff-side class action litigation, representing individual investors and institutions in claims against brokerage firms, investment advisors, commodities firms, hedge funds and others. Scott also routinely serves as counsel to receivers and trustees in matters relating to the recovery of investor losses in Ponzi schemes.
Scott has extensive experience in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the National Futures Association (NFA), and the American Arbitration Association (AAA). He has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of aggrieved investors through arbitration and the courts. Scott has represented clients throughout the United States as well as in Europe, South America, Israel and elsewhere.
Scott is a frequent lecturer and author on securities and investment fraud matters, as well as a regular commentator in leading publications. Scott has been invited to lecture at law schools, industry conferences and investor rights groups. In addition, Scott frequently contributes to various publications and has authored numerous articles relating to investors and the arbitration process. Notably, Scott recently wrote a widely accepted primer on the SEC’s new Whistleblower program.
From 2013 through the present, Scott serves as the co-chairman of the Securities and Investment Fraud group of the American Association for Justice. The mission of the American Association for Justice is to promote a fair and effective justice system—and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests. AAJ promotes justice and fairness for injured persons, safeguards victims' rights and strengthens the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public health and safety. AAJ was formerly known as the American Trial Lawyer’s Association (ATLA). Scott proudly dedicates substantial time to the organization which has bolstered investor rights and advocates for improving the FINRA arbitration system and access to the courts when possible.
Elderly and retirees are particularly vulnerable to financial fraud involving precious metals. Their cognitive abilities are generally in decline, and precious metals are perceived as a safe alternative investment in times of financial turmoil. ...