Andrew J. Silver graduated magna cum laude as a member of the Order of the Coif from Boston College Law School in 2012. While in law school, he was an Articles Editor of the Boston College International & Comparative Law Review, for which he previously served as a Staff Writer. In 2007, Mr. Silver graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in Economics and a concentration in Communication and Media Studies.
At Tycko & Zavareei LLP, Mr. Silver has worked on all aspects of complex civil litigation matters in federal and state courts, with a focus on consumer class action and qui tam litigation. The substantive issues in these cases have involved financial products, contracts, product labels, privacy, and product defects, and frequently touch on questions of statutory interpretation, federal regulations, and civil procedure. Mr. Silver is experienced in pre-complaint investigations, written discovery, deposition practice, all aspects of motion practice—including dispositive motions, class certification, and appeals—and has worked on multiple matters on which a court has granted a contested motion for class certification.
Prior to joining Tycko & Zavareei, Mr. Silver worked as a student-attorney at the Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau, practicing housing law, family law, and administrative law on behalf of indigent clients. During law school, he spent summers at the Appeals Bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Williams K. Sessions III at the United States District Court for the District of Vermont.
Prior to law school, Mr. Silver worked as a correspondent and desk assistant at The Boston Globe’s Sports Department and additionally served as Managing Editor of The Tufts Daily, a daily student newspaper. He also worked as an administrator at Camp Bauercrest, a nonprofit residential camp in Massachusetts for boys aged 8 to 16.
Mr. Silver is a member of the Massachusetts and District of Columbia bars and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.