Lee Silver is an associate in the Corporate & Finance group.
Lee represents founders, business owners, and investors in connection with a range of corporate transactional matters. Lee regularly advises clients on business formation and early stage financing transactions, with a particular focus on emerging growth companies in the media and technology industries. Lee’s practice also involves counseling parties in various industries in connection with mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and other general corporate matters. Lee also works closely with the Firm’s Entertainment group in counseling brands and talent regarding compensation and incentive arrangements.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Lee was an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.
Lee is admitted to practice in New York.
Columbia Law School (JD, 2012)
- Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
- Judicial intern for the Hon. P. Kevin Castel of the Southern District of New York
The City College of New York (BA, summa cum laude, 2009)
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