Alternate Locations
229 W. 36th Street, 8th Floor
New York , NY 10018

Accepts Cases
Willing to take International Cases
Willing to take Cases under $25,000
Willing to take Cases $25,001 to $50,000
Willing to take Cases $50,001 to $100,000
Willing to take Cases $100,000+

Law School
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1996


Scott Silver is the Managing Partner of Silver Law Group, a national securities and investment fraud law firm. He is a recognized leader in securities arbitration and investment fraud litigation. Silver Law Group represents institutional and individual investors in claims against brokerage firms, investment advisors, commodities firms, hedge funds, and others in securities and stockbroker misconduct cases. Scott routinely serves as counsel to receivers and trustees in matters relating to the recovery of investor losses in Ponzi schemes and has served as counsel in several high profile plaintiff-side class actions. Since 2012, Scott has served as the Co-Chair of the Securities and Financial Fraud Group of the American Association of Justice.

Scott has extensive experience arbitrating cases before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the National Futures Association (NFA), and the American Arbitration Association (AAA). He and his team of lawyers, accountants and investigators have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of aggrieved investors through securities arbitration and litigation. Scott has represented clients throughout the United States as well as in Europe, South America, Israel, and elsewhere. Scott is a frequent commentator and his cases have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNBC, Investment News, and elsewhere.

Scott is a passionate investor advocate and frequently comments that his primary goal is to put his firm out of business by teaching investors best practices. He is a frequent lecturer on securities and investment fraud matters at legal conferences, law schools, and community events. He has lectured at the University of Miami School of Law, Albany Law School’s Securities Arbitration Clinic, American Association of Justice, PIABA, and at many other securities arbitration seminars, bar conferences, and industry meetings.

Scott also frequently contributes to various publications and has authored numerous articles relating to investor rights and the arbitration process. Scott’s written works include: SEC Whistleblower Incentives Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, 18 PIABA Bar Journal 169 (2011); Brokerage Firms’ Liability When They Fail To Warn About Bad Brokers, PLI Securities Arbitration, Vol. 1 at Pg. 437 (Aug. 2009); and Non-Customer 'Customers' and Compulsory NASD Arbitration, PLI Securities Arbitration, Vol. 1 at Pg. 601 (Aug. 2002).

Before founding Silver Law Group, Scott attended the University of Miami School of Law and successfully completed a Certified Legal Internship Program with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Scott subsequently joined a Wall Street law firm in New York City specializing in defending brokerage firms in FINRA, SEC, NYSE, and court matters. In 2002, Scott relocated to Florida, where he dedicated himself to primarily representing investors in securities matters in FINRA arbitration and State or Federal court proceedings. Amongst other accolades, Scott has been named in Florida Trend Magazine’s “Legal Elite” rankings, Florida Super Lawyers, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Club, the Daily Business Review’s Most Effective Securities Lawyer and the Chairman of the American Trial Lawyers Association Securities and Financial Fraud Group.

Educational Background

University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1996

State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1993

Languages Spoken

English and Spanish

Honors and Awards

AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, 2010 Florida Superlawyer, 2009 Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyer in Securities Litigation, 2009

Scholarly Lectures and Writings

"Failure to Warn," PLI Securities Arbitration, 2009 "Non-Customer 'Customers' and Compulsory NASD Arbitration," PLI Securities Arbitration, 2002. Member, CLI Securities Exchange Commission, 1995-1996

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

New York State Bar Association American Bar Association Florida Bar U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association

States Admitted with Active License to Practice
New York