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Stephen M. Silvestri


P 410-415-2000
F 410-415-2001


Stephen M. Silvestri is a Principal in the Baltimore, Maryland, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has nearly 30 years of experience representing companies, public sector employers, and institutions of higher learning in complex labor disputes, and has acted as their chief spokesperson and bargaining strategist in negotiations throughout the country.

His practice also includes union avoidance, EEO trials in state and federal courts, employee benefits litigation, labor arbitrations and WARN Act and restrictive covenant litigation. Mr. Silvestri is primary labor and trial counsel to employers in a broad range of industries, including, health care, retail, transportation and manufacturing.

For the six years prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Silvestri was the head of the labor law practice at a leading competitor firm. Prior to that, he served as chief outside counsel to an international manufacturing company with facilities throughout the United States. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable John Fanning, Chair of the National Labor Relations Board.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Who’s Who in American Law
Stephen M. Silvestri
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Chambers USA 2019 - Stephen M. Silvestri
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms
Martindale-Hubbell 2019 - Stephen M. Silvestri

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law, Member of the Board of Visitors
  • Maryland State Bar Association

Published Works

  • "Digging into the Health Care Reform Laws—Issues for Employers and Employees," Maryland State Bar Association, 2010 [Author]

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August 15, 2019
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The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

May 30, 2019
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Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 2019

May 30, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 30, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2019 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation... Read More

April 25, 2019
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2019 Edition

April 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 25, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.... Read More

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