Cliff’s practice focuses on corporate and securities matters, with an emphasis on securities offerings, venture capital, and corporate governance. Cliff regularly represents both issuers and investment banking firms in a broad range of capital markets transactions, and counsels public companies on compliance and disclosure obligations under the U.S. securities laws. He also advises emerging companies, venture funds and private equity investors on a variety of issues, including early-stage financing structures, mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and commercial contracts.
Cliff’s pro bono experience includes representing indigent parties in the Bronx County Family Court, as well as helping not-for-profit clients to obtain federal tax exempt status.
Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Cliff was an associate in the New York office of another international law firm, where he gained experience in all aspects of litigation, including in matters involving the fiduciary duties of officers and directors, class actions under the U.S. securities laws, and regulatory investigations. After law school, he served as a foreign law clerk to Justice Eliezer Rivlin of the Supreme Court of Israel.
As an undergraduate, Cliff was a member of the men's varsity tennis team at Brandeis University.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Cliff M. Silverman