Peter Silverman is a partner in the litigation practice group in the Toledo office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP. His principal area of practice is commercial litigation. He has substantial experience in a number of specialty areas, including franchising, alternative dispute resolution, intellectual property, and antitrust.
Silverman has held public office positions on the Toledo Public School Board, Toledo City Council and as Chairman of the Lucas County Democratic Central Committee from 2008-2010. He received the Ernst and Young Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his work in helping business owners start and grow their businesses, and is a member of the University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University Entrepreneurial & Business Excellence Hall Of Fame. As a community leader, Silverman has been highly involved with numerous civic, political and faith-based organizations.
Silverman received a Bachelor of Arts degree from George Washington University, attended Hebrew University and received his law degree from the University of Michigan.
Silverman's term will expire on February 21, 2013.