Visiting Professor of Law
- JD, 1968, University of Michigan
- BA, 1965, University of Michigan
Areas of Expertise
Professor Silberman teaches international litigation.
Silberman is the Martin Lipton Professor of Law at New York University. She conducts research in the areas of conflict of laws, civil procedure, comparative civil procedure, transnational litigation, and international commercial arbitration. Prior to joining the NYU faculty, Silberman practiced with Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal in Chicago. In 1985-86, she was professor-in-residence at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Honors and Affiliations
Silberman graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan. She received the Fulbright Scholarship to study at the University of London in 1968. Silberman has been a member of numerous U.S. State Department delegations to The Hague Conference on private international law and is a member of the State Department Advisory Committee on private international law.
Silberman is co-author of Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice (with Stein & Wolff) (Aspen, 2009); and Civil Litigation in Comparative Context (Thomson West, 2007).