Paul Weiss

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
212-373-3355 (direct)
212-492-0355 (direct fax)
212-373-3000 (firm)
212-757-3990 (firm fax)

A partner in the Litigation Department, Moses Silverman has a diverse practice with significant experience in antitrust litigation, securities litigation, corporate and derivative litigation, commercial litigation and international and domestic arbitration.


Over his career at the firm, Moses has:

  • successfully tried cases involving complex commercial disputes, antitrust law, bankruptcy law, copyright law and employment issues;
  • successfully argued appeals involving antitrust, securities, bankruptcy, patent and corporate law;
  • defeated class certification in securities and antitrust cases;
  • defended clients in civil and criminal investigations involving antitrust and securities law;
  • represented board committees in independent investigations;
  • represented clients in international arbitration and litigation in Europe, South America and North America;
  • litigated the first "fast-track" arbitration under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce;
  • counseled clients on antitrust matters and negotiated mergers and acquisitions with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, including responding to "second requests;" and
  • represented pro bono clients in large issue/impact cases, including cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and in individual criminal and civil cases.

Moses is a member of the Board of Trustees of Colby College and of Central Synagogue. He has served on the boards of The Legal Aid Society and other not-for-profit organizations and is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration Company. He has been selected for antitrust, commercial litigation and international arbitration in Best Lawyers in AmericaChambers USALegal 500 and Who's Who Legal.

Moses served as research editor of The New York University Law Review, was elected to the Order of the Coif and received the Pomeroy Prize. Prior to law school, he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Istanbul, Turkey




  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1973
  • A.B., Colby College, 1969

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia

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