- California, 1996
- Nevada, 1995
- U.S. District Courts in Eastern, Northern, Southern and Central California
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court
- J.D., University of San Diego, School of Law, 1995
- University of Kent at Canterbury
- B.A., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles
Jeff Silvestri is the Managing Partner of the firm and chair of the firm’s Appellate Practice Group. Mr. Silvestri makes it his personal goal to understand the needs of the Firm’s clients, creating a more efficient problem- solving process. His vision of growth for the firm in the next few years is strategic and thoughtful, with a focus on utilizing the firm’s strong history of relationships throughout Nevada, as well as the statewide expertise of its attorneys, to further solidify McDonald Carano as the go-to law firm for clients facing legal and business matters. It is undisputed that McDonald Carano knows Nevada and is the go-to firm for anyone trying to work through its unique and complex judicial and regulatory systems.
Mr. Silvestri also practices in the areas of commercial and complex litigation, appellate, and administrative law. He has expertise handling complex commercial disputes and the claims typically arising from those disputes, including breach of contract, interference with contract, business entity ownership and dissolution, trade secrets, and non-compete/non-solicitation agreements.
Before joining McDonald Carano, Mr. Silvestri served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert E. Rose, Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, and was a contributing author and editor of the Nevada Appellate Practice Manual. He has briefed and argued numerous appellate cases during his time with the firm. He has been recognized for his work by numerous respected industry publications, including The Best Lawyers in America© and Mountain States Super Lawyers.
Areas of Experience
Commercial and complex litigation, appellate practice, and administrative law.
Contributing author and editor, Nevada Appellate Practice Manual 1st Edition
Awards and Recognition
The Best Lawyers in America© – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation
Super Lawyers – Business/Corporate
Nevada Business Magazine, “Legal Elite”
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
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August 20, 2018 – McDonald Carano is pleased to announce new recognition in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Attorneys recognized include: Matthew C. Addison, Partner, Commercial…
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