Shai Silverman is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Supreme Court & Appellate Practice. Shai has considerable experience representing clients at both the trial and appellate stages of litigation in products liability, internet privacy, and financial matters. He has authored appellate briefs in the Second and Ninth Circuits and Florida state appellate courts, as well as dispositive motions at the trial level in both state and federal courts across the country. He has also worked on several jury trials, drafting motions in limine, motions for directed verdict, and motions for a new trial. Shai devotes a substantial amount of time to pro bono matters as well; his pro bono work focuses on immigration, representing clients seeking asylum or facing deportation.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Shai served as law clerk to the Honorable Edith Brown Clement of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Shai also spent a year as a litigation associate at another international law firm, during which time he supervised multiple investigations, including matters involving the DOJ, SEC, and other financial regulators. Shai received his JD from Yale Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review.


Columbia University, BA, magna cum laude

Yale Law School, JD

Senior Editor, Yale Law & Policy Review


  • New York


  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York