Steve Silvey

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ssilvey@pattersonlawfirm.com
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Phone: (312) 223-1699
Fax: (312) 223-8549

One North LaSalle Street
Suite 2100
Chicago, Illinois 60602
United States

Biography

Steve Silvey has a unique combination of legal and business experience—concentrating his legal practice in business, risk management, insurance, commercial, property, contract and civil litigation. His background includes being co-founder and managing partner of a national firm, president and CEO of a software company, CEO of a professional development company and chairman of a non-profit senior center. He created business and administrative operations for one of the top four national market leaders and negotiated and implemented a strategic alliance program of more than 8,000 independent financial advisors. Mr. Silvey is a former law clerk for the Chief Justice of the Illinois Court of Claims and law clerk for a Hearing Officer of the former Illinois Department of Financial Institutions where he assisted in investigations and administrative hearings.

Mr. Silvey has represented individuals, entrepreneurs, professionals, businesses and insurance carriers ranging in size from sole proprietors to Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Silvey is listed in the Millennium Edition of Who's Who in Executives and Business. A past member of TEC/Vistage (the world’s largest member organization of CEOs), he was trained as a Vistage Group Chair to form business peer advisory boards. He also serves as the immediate past Chairman of the Board for the Des Plaines Valley Senior Center, where he is a member of the Executive Board and its Finance Committee. A member of the Federal Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois, Mr. Silvey is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Illinois Supreme Court, and United States District Courts in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, and Wisconsin.

Mr. Silvey recently completed the Litigation Management Institute hosted at Columbia University Law School in New York, receiving the Litigation Management Professional certification. Less than 300 attorneys currently have the CLMP designation nationwide.

He is a Level 5, USA Hockey Masters Certified Coach and an Illinois Hockey Officials Association Certified Referee. He served on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Amateur Hockey Association and is currently Vice President of the Illinois High School Hockey League.

Education

DePaul University, Juris Doctor
Elmhurst College, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Columbia University Law School, Certified Litigation Management Professional

CLM

Professional and Bar Association Memberships

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Illinois State Bar Association
TEC/Vistage

 
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