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Mark A. Silverman Associate

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois


Chicago - Kent College of Law, J.D.

University of Illinois, B.A., Speech Communications, cum laude

Mark A. Silverman is an associate in Dykema’s Chicago office practicing in the areas of business and financial services litigation. Mr. Silverman’s practice covers a wide range of complex commercial litigation, lender’s liability defense, banking, fraudulent conveyance and general fraud litigation, class action litigation, contract disputes, commercial foreclosures, commercial real estate transactions, post-judgment collections proceedings, and general business disputes. He also regularly advises clients on a wide range of workout, creditor’s rights, and bankruptcy matters.

Mr. Silverman is also experienced in representing financial institutions negotiating forbearance agreements, handling asset-based and non-asset-based loan workouts, negotiating loan sales, liquidating collateral, and facilitating settlement negotiations.

During law school, Mr. Silverman was a judicial extern with the Honorable Arlander Keys in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  

  • Successfully briefed and argued in opposition to Defendants' motion to reconsider summary judgement in an approximately $6.5 million complex bank recovery action defeating defendants' claim that the bank was barred by the doctrine of res judicata from enforcing a commercial guaranty in multiple counties. After briefing, the Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District affirmed the trial court's ruling.

Memberships & Involvement

Turnaround Management Association, Member

Illinois State Bar Association, Member

Recognized as a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers® for Creditor Debtor Rights, Business Litigation and Bankruptcy, 2015-2018