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May 2021

Gordon & Rees Welcomes Peter Silverman to the firm’s Phoenix Office

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani welcomes Peter Silverman as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Phoenix office. He joins the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Government Regulatory and Administrative Law practice groups.

For more than two decades, Silverman has delivered effective strategies and solutions for clients facing high-stakes challenges in law and government affairs. A skilled litigator and trusted advisor, he is regarded for his outstanding representation of large and small businesses, non-profits, individuals, and government.

He possesses wide-ranging experience in both private and public sector law. He has effectively counseled and advocated for clients in an array of complex matters ranging from unfair competition claims, securities actions, employment litigation, and defamation suits, to lending claims, civil rights litigation, government regulation challenges, and election disputes.

"We are very excited to have Peter join our firm and our Phoenix office," said Phoenix managing partner, and Government Regulatory and Administrative Law practice group leader, Leon Silver.  "Peter brings an enormous amount of experience working at the highest levels of Arizona government to our team and for the benefit of our clients." 

In addition to his notable private practice, Silverman served at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office as the legal counsel for then Secretary of State Janice K. Brewer in high-profile litigation in state and federal court concerning the constitutionality of Arizona election laws and other legislation. Peter would later serve as Chief of Staff and General Counsel for the Democrats at the Arizona State Senate.