David W. Silver formed Silver Law Firm in 2018 to provide entrepreneurial legal counsel with a personal touch.  His approach is tailored to each client's needs; David uses his broad range of experience to guide business endeavors and facilitate transactions.



• Of Counsel to Burke, Warren MacKay, & Serritella, PC, a full-service Chicago law firm representing clients nationwide


Admissions & Qualifications

• U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
• U.S. Tax Court
• Illinois, 1987

Our Approach

David W. Silver

David focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, restaurants and the hospitality industry, and business transactional and advisory services.

David has over 30 years of experience representing commercial and residential real estate developers, landlords, tenants, property managers, restaurant owners, and property owners with acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing and workouts.

David has developed a niche practice representing talented chefs, operators and investors in the hospitality industry from their initial stages through ongoing operations, including legal creation and structuring of entities, preparation of offering memoranda and fundraising, and related real estate matters. This practice area enables David to combine his legal practice with his passion for all types of food and beverages.

David also represents businesses in various industries with their legal needs, including acquisitions, dispositions and mergers of business entities; employment matters; marketing and distribution agreements; and estate and succession planning. David’s accounting and federal income and estate tax background bring additional perspicacity to his advisory services.

Our Story


Representation for your business needs.