Law Offices of
A. Jared Silverman


454 Prospect Avenue #68
West Orange, New Jersey 07052
Phone: 973.669.0094
Fax: 973.669.8943
E-mail: ajs@e-counsel.com
Internet: http://www.e-counsel.com

 

 

Business Experience
Career Accomplishments
Professional Activities

 

 

 

 

Business Experience

 

Experience

Private practice: Hannoch Weisman (practice concentrated on securities, corporate and technology law); and Huber Magill Lawrence & Farrell (practice concentrated on representation of public utilities before state agencies and natural gas matters before federal regulatory agencies).

Corporate practice: AT&T (Senior attorney, with practice concentrated on telecommunications and introduction of new products and services and extension of those products and services internationally. Also acquisitions and strategic partnering, commercial and marketing law, and antitrust counseling in all aspects of pre- and post-divestiture business. Key member of the Bell System trial team in U.S. v. AT&T).

Public service: Chief of the New Jersey Bureau of Securities, regulating issuers, brokerage firms, brokers and investment advisors doing business in New Jersey. Responsible for modernizing the administration and practices of the Bureau: led regulators in determining effects of the Internet on the securities industry.

General business: American Stock Exchange (operations planning); Western Electric Company (information systems staff).

Commercial And Technology-Related Law

Commercial law services: contract preparation and negotiation; antitrust and trade regulation; international trade; computer and Internet law.

Legal counseling services: Business planning, introduction of new technologies and services, competition analysis, protection of intellectual property, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, licensing agreements, strategic partnering, joint ventures, acquisitions, marketing, sales, pricing matters, advertising and promotions, market research, quality assessment, distribution, agency, manufacturing, product liability, industry relations, organization of trade associations.

Regulation/Litigation

Securities, telecommunications and public utilities law: Advice, representation before agencies and regulators, litigation and litigation management.

Business/Technology

Systems analysis: Strategic planning, business issues; feasibility studies; long range automation planning; project control systems; cost control and budgeting; management information systems; operations research; manufacturing, engineering; production and inventory control.

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Career Accomplishments

 

Education

New York University, Graduate School of Law
Master of Laws (International Legal Studies)

New York Law School
Juris Doctor

Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Master of Science, Operations Research
Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York
District of Columbia

Bar Associations

American Bar Association
Chair, Intellectual-Property Section, Computer,
Programs-Internet Subcommittee, 1995-97
New Jersey State Bar Association
Committee on Computer-Related Law
Securities Law Committee
Essex County Bar Association

Professional Affiliations

Counsel Connect, Co-moderator, Forum on Corporations and Partnerships
Venture Association of New Jersey, Sponsor
New Jersey Entrepreneurs Forum, Director and Sponsor
Securities Industry Association; Member, Compliance and Legal Division

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Professional Activities

 

Representative Speaking Engagements

New York Law Journal/National Law Journal Internet and Online Services Seminar
Crime on the Networks- New York, New York; October 1994
Federal Trade Commission Workshop
Consumer Protection & Global Information Infrastructure, Washington, DC; April 1995
Ontario Securities Commission Training Program for Canadian and Other Securities Regulators
Securities Fraud and Cyberspace; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; July 1995
New Jersey Legislature Ad Hoc Committee on the Software Industry
Testimony on economic incentives to industry of other states; August 1995
North American Securities Administrators Association
The Virtual Marketplace; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; October 1995
New Jersey State Bar Association
A Lawyer's Guide to Cyberspace; November - December 1995
Rutgers School of Law Roundtable Conference
Copyright and the National Information Infrastructure; Newark, New Jersey; February 1996
Venture Association of New Jersey
The Dark Side of Doing Business on the Internet; Morristown, New, Jersey; February 1996
New Jersey State Bar Association and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education
The Law of Cyberspace; Atlantic City, New Jersey; May 1996
Public Affairs Research Institute of New Jersey Advanced Communications Forum
Philosophy of the Telecommunications Act of 1996; Trenton, New Jersey; October 1996
Sun Users Group Computers and the Law III Conference,
Regulation of Cyberspace; San Jose; December 1996
American Chemical Society
Advertising and Consumer Relations on the Internet; San Francisco, California; April 1997
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Information Technology Conference
Communicating to Your Shareholders on the Internet; New Orleans, Louisiana; May 1997

Media Appearances

Lecturer and media resource on legal problems of the Internet, such as jurisdiction and regulation, capital formation, electronic commerce and fraud, with speeches and appearances for:

National Press Club; ABC Good Morning America; NBC Nightly News; CNBC; WCBS Radio (New York). Mutual Radio Network

Representative Publications

Board of Editors; wallstreetlawyer.com; Glasser Legal Works
Contributor, Antitrust Law Developments (2d), First Supp., Section on Regulated Industries,
Communications, Common Carriers
On-Line Offerings, The Recorder, Venture Capital and Securities Litigation Supplement
Winter 1995, at 35
Cyberspace Offerings Raise Complex Compliance Issues, New Jersey Law Journal
December 25, 1995, at 10
Electronic Proxies: Are They in Your Future? Offline, June/July 1996, at 1
Make Me an Offer Online, Legal Times, July 8, 1996, at 20

Related Professional Activities

Contributor, Small Business Administration Advisory Group on Angel Capital Electronic Network
(AceNet) for on-line angel financing

Seton Hall University School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Securities Regulation; Spring 1997

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