Practices Archive

EPLI / Employment Law – Defense & Compliance

The employment lawyers at Silverman Shin & Byrne understand that best workplace practices, effective compliance, and intelligent risk avoidance of employee-related claims are key enhancements to the operations of a productive business. Our philosophy is that business resources are most wisely invested and reinvested back into the business for prevention and sustainability on the front (More…)

Real Estate

The real estate practice at Silverman Shin & Byrne offers comprehensive client service across the spectrum of business needs: land acquisition and development, cooperative and condominium development and conversions, construction and financing, commercial and industrial leasing, purchase and sale transactions, development rights (“air rights”) transfers, joint ventures and litigation support. Our firm’s real estate clients (More…)

Real Estate & Construction Litigation

Our attorneys’ extensive experience regarding all aspects of real estate development has been instrumental in helping to resolve disputes and avoid litigation where possible, and in successfully litigating where necessary, all in a cost effective way.  Partnering with the firm’s real estate group and backed by our broad-based industry knowledge, we provide clients the advantages (More…)

Transportation Liability

Silverman Shin & Byrne is a recognized leader in the automobile transportation industry. Our transportation/automotive liability group has represented transportation companies, municipalities and their employees in a countless number of accident claims involving trucks, buses, ambulettes and private vehicles. Along with consistently obtaining excellent results through litigation, we have also advised clients with respect to (More…)

Premises Liability

The professionals at Silverman Shin & Byrne have represented real estate developers, municipalities, co-op boards, building owners, retail businesses, restaurant owners and managing agents in a wide variety of matters including trip and falls, building security issues, lead paint, property damage, food-borne illnesses and “sick building” cases. Our attorneys have vast experience in servicing this (More…)

Insurance Coverage

Silverman Shin & Byrne’s  insurance coverage group is well positioned to handle and resolve a wide variety of insurance matters.  Our attorneys have experience in matters involving various insurance lines, including commercial general liability, professional liability, property and casualty, automobile liability, officers and directors liability, business interruption, employment practices liability and fiduciary liability, and have (More…)

Cyber Liability

Privacy issues, the potential infringement of another’s intellectual property, loss or misuse of information contained on networks are all issues that our clients are encountering with increasing frequency. Silverman Shin & Byrne addresses the needs of our clients with respect to the first and third party risks that come with the Internet, networks and the (More…)

Construction & New York Labor Law

The construction practice group at Silverman Shin & Byrne has represented real estate developers, owners, construction managers, contractors and subcontractors as well as construction professionals, including architects and engineers. We also directly represent and advise insurance carriers in all manner of construction accident claims, including claims under the New York Labor Law and construction defects (More…)

Insurance Law

The Insurance Law Department of Silverman Shin & Byrne provides a variety of client tailored insurance coverage, claims and defense services to insurance carriers, transportation companies, third party administrators, real estate developers, construction companies, insurance agents and brokers, professionals, other businesses and individuals. We are results oriented, but firmly believe that excellence cannot be achieved (More…)

Estate Planning & Administration

Silverman Shin & Byrne offers a full range of estate planning, estate administration and trust administration services tailored to the specific needs of our individual and institutional clients. Contact us to learn how you can benefit from the range of our attorneys’ experience. Our trusts and estates practice is based on an accurate understanding of (More…)