Mark J. Silverman Esq.


Mark J. Silverman is a partner in Steptoe's Washington office and former chair of the firm's Tax Group.  In 2005, Mr. Silverman was named one of the top ten tax lawyers in Washington by Legal Times.  He is a member of The American Law Institute, Tax Advisory Group for the Study of Subchapter C of the Internal Revenue Code.  He was formerly an advisor to the Committee on Ways and Means during their consideration of revisions to the corporate tax provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.  He also served as a Council member of the American Bar Association, Section of Taxation and was formerly chair of the Corporate Tax Committee. He chaired the Tax Section Task Force on Leveraged Buyouts and co-authored the Tax Advisors Planning Series on Financially Troubled Businesses.
    Mr. Silverman is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and is a member of the advisory boards of BNA Tax Management, Consolidated Returns Tax Report, M&A Tax Report, and Corporate Taxation magazines.  Mr. Silverman is on the Editorial Board of The American Journal of Tax Policy, and is on the Board of Trustees of the Southern Federal Tax Institute.  He also chairs the PLI annual consolidated returns program.
    Mr. Silverman was formerly Corporate Tax Editor of The Journal of Taxation, and a member of the advisory boards of NYU Institute on Federal Taxation.  He was formerly a member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association and an attorney-advisor to Judge Samuel B. Sterrett of the United States Tax Court.  
    Mr. Silverman is a frequent speaker on tax matters and has published numerous articles on the subject.  In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.
LL.M., New York University School of Law (1971)
J.D., Suffolk University Law School (1970)
B.S., Indiana University (1967)