Cary Silverman

Portrait of Cary Silverman
Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

Cary Silverman is a partner in the Public Policy Group of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP. His practice focuses on product liability, tort and consumer law, and civil justice reform. Mr. Silverman regularly authors amicus briefs on behalf of national business, trade, and other advocacy groups in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and state high courts. He has testified before Congress and most state legislatures on a wide range of issues and assists clients with complex legislative, litigation, and regulatory matters. Mr. Silverman coordinates pro bono work in his firm’s DC office.

Mr. Silverman joined the law school’s adjunct faculty in 2013. He has taught Legal Research and Writing and Introduction to Advocacy. He has also supervised students in the Field Placement Program. Mr. Silverman currently teaches The Art of Lawyering.


BS, State University of New York College at Geneseo; MPA, JD, George Washington University


Mr. Silverman has published more than thirty articles in prominent law journals. His publications are available here