Carter Ledyard Mourns the Passing of Former Partner Leo Silverstein
Carter Ledyard former partner Leo Silverstein passed away on October 30, 2018 at the age of 88. Leo received his A.B. from NYU (cum laude and a member of Phi Beta Kappa), his J.D. from the Harvard Law School and his LL.M. from NYU. He served on the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission as a corporate finance attorney, and later was a partner at the firm of Sage Gray Todd & Sims before coming to Carter Ledyard as a partner in 1984. His practice areas included securities, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital, and banking and project finance. He was for a time the Chairman of the Committee of Securities & Exchange of the New York County Lawyers Association. Leo was a skilled lawyer, a good colleague and a caring person, and we mourn his passing.
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