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Richard M. Hunter

Richard is a partner in our insurance defense practice group.  He has over three decades experience in all aspects of litigation practice from intake to trial and appeal.  He has represented defendants in high exposure personal injury, property damage/fire, products liability and employment cases, as well as insurance coverage disputes. Reported Decisions Gonzalez v. ARI (More…)

André S. Haynes

André obtained his Juris Doctor in 2008 from Fordham Law School. He joined the firm in 2023 as a litigation associate. His extensive litigation experience includes the representation of insurance companies and their insureds, municipalities, lending institutions, cooperative and condominium boards, property management companies, and private clients, among others. André is admitted to practice in (More…)

Jonathan E. Glaser

Jonathan joined the firm in 2023 as a partner in the insurance defense department. He brings with him over thirty years’ experience in all aspects of insurance defense litigation including in the areas of  transportation, premises liability, and construction litigation.

Daniel Martin

Daniel joined the firm in 2022 as a litigation associate.  He has extensive experience in defending physicians, dentists, healthcare facilities and other healthcare providers against malpractice claims.

Daniel M. Woodbridge

Daniel is an Associate Attorney at Silverman Shin & Schneider PLLC where he is a member of the firm’s litigation department. Daniel received his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2019. During Law School he was a member of the National Trial Team. He is also a member of (More…)

Samuel J. Reiser

Samuel J. Reiser became a member of the firm in April, 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Sam was a partner in the law firm of Ballon Stoll Bader & Nadler, P.C., where he specialized primarily in real estate, corporate and commercial transactional matters. Prior to that Sam was a partner in the law firm (More…)

Bonnie DelCarmen Espino

Bonnie Espino focuses her practice on a wide variety of commercial litigation matters.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Espino prosecuted commodities manipulations and antitrust violations at a regional law firm.  She is fluent in Spanish.

Elana Ben-Dov

Elana is a partner in the Litigation practice group and specializes in defending employers under their Employment Practice Liability Insurance and Directors and Officers Insurance, and she coordinates local and co-counsel in multiparty and multijurisdictional litigation. Elana litigates and mediates employment discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing, retaliation, wrongful discharge, defamation, misappropriation, and other employment-related cases before federal and state (More…)

Wayne Stanton

Wayne joined the firm in 2003 and became a partner in 2007. He supervises motion practice in our Insurance Defense Practice Division and is also active in our Commercial Litigation Division.

Peter R. Silverman

Peter has been practicing law since 1970 and is the founder and senior partner of the firm. He has over forty years of hands-on experience in all facets of corporate and commercial law. Peter started his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Kings County, New York and then honed his corporate and commercial skills as (More…)