Thomas Silbiger

Address:
Cameron LLP
230 Park Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10169

Phone: (646) 840-6666
Fax: (646) 735-3759


POSITION

Senior Counsel

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

Tom Silbiger practices general corporate and commercial law, primarily representing foreign companies doing business in the United States. His principal work includes representing clients in acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, joint ventures and development agreements, distribution arrangements, and licensing agreements and other technology transfers, as well as advising companies in various regulatory matters.

Mr. Silbiger is a past President and currently a director of the Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York and a recipient of the Order of the Lion - Knight First Class of the Republic of Finland. He has been working with a wide diversity of foreign clients, principally in Europe, for over thirty-five years, including those in telecommunications, materials handling, computers and software, pharmaceutical, food, and various other industries. He was counsel for many years to the Finnish Consulate in New York and the Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations. He is past Chairman of the Board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, which sponsors medical research aimed at preventing suicide, and has previously served as their pro bono counsel.

A member of the New York Bar, Mr. Silbiger received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1959 from Columbia University, LLB in 1962 from Harvard Law School and Drs. in 1963 from Leiden University Law School in The Netherlands, to which he received a Fulbright Scholarship. He has taught courses in American business and contract law at the Helsinki University Law School and the Helsinki School of Economics. He has also been a Visiting Professor at the Bourgas Free University in Bulgaria, under the Senior Lawyer program of the Center for International Studies in Salzburg, Austria.

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

New York, 1964

PRACTICE

EDUCATION