Benjamin Silverman represents individuals in complex criminal matters and investigations, civil disputes, and appeals. Benjamin has extensive experience defending cases involving fraud, racketeering, money laundering, counterfeiting, and international and domestic narcotics trafficking. Benjamin has consistently obtained favorable results for clients facing investigation and high stakes criminal prosecutions, including deferred prosecutions, dismissal of charges, and probationary sentences. Benjamin has handled high-stakes criminal appeals for individuals convicted of murder, racketeering, international money laundering and narcotics smuggling, and tax evasion.
Benjamin graduated from New York University School of Law and Sarah Lawrence College. He was a law clerk for the Honorable Alison J. Nathan in the Southern District of New York. Benjamin was selected a Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of criminal defense in 2019 as well as the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys's Top 10 Under 40 in New York. He is on the Criminal Justice Act panels for the Second Circuit and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York