Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat: Jon Silverman, Wicker Smith
Jon Silverman, civil litigation attorney for Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford, P.A, joined Business Beat to discuss the work that he does and share the news that Wicker Smith now has an Atlanta office. Jon spoke with host Roger Lusby on his work in civil litigation and insurance defense, the impact of the pandemic on the courts and mediation, and much more. Business Beat is presented by Alpharetta CPA firm Frazier & Deeter.
Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford, P.A. is a full-service litigation law firm with 16 offices across 4 states and over 260 attorneys. It was established in 1952 and is a founding member of the prestigious USLAW NETWORK, an elite, international affiliation of more than 60 AV-rated, independent law firms.
Jon Silverman, Attorney, Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford
Jonathan Silverman is an associate in Wicker Smith’s Atlanta office, where he focuses his practice on civil litigation related to general negligence, premises liability, negligent security, medical malpractice, automobile negligence, and wrongful death defense.
Before returning to Wicker Smith in 2021, Mr. Silverman was a partner at a national defense firm in Atlanta, where he focused his practice on civil litigation and insurance defense. Prior to that, he worked in Wicker Smith’s Naples, Florida office and focused his practice on civil litigation and insurance defense. He began his legal career as an Assistant Public Defender at the Office of the Public Defender, 20th Judicial Circuit, in Fort Myers, Florida, where he handled a high volume of cases ranging from simple misdemeanors to punishable by life felonies, gaining invaluable jury trial experience along the way.
Mr. Silverman earned his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2011. Prior to that, he attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science in 2006 and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies in 2007. While in law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Society and Nova Trial Association, and he also completed two internships for the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office.
Mr. Silverman is admitted to practice in Georgia and Florida.
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