Steven Silton represents small to mid-sized corporations, banks, credit unions and financial groups. In his corporate practice, he counsels his clients on purchase and sale of businesses, secured financing transactions, securities placements and negotiation of corporate documents. He often consults and/or associates with lawyers regarding their financially distressed business clients. He has been instrumental in the reorganization of a number of businesses, and has been appointed as counsel for creditor committees.
Mr. Silton joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in July 2007 with a group of seven attorneys from the law firm of Mansfield Tanick & Cohen, P.A., where he was a partner.
Mr. Silton’s professional memberships include the Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, The Florida Bar, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America and Turnaround Management Association.
Mr. Silton has been rated by Martindale-Hubbell for ethics and legal ability, and was named to the Rising Star list in 1999 by Law & Politics Magazine and published in Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine. Since 2002 he has been named mulitple times to the Super Lawyer list by Law & Politics Magazine and published in Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine.
Mr. Silton is an adjunct professor at his alma mater, William Mitchell College of Law. In the spring of 2009, Mr. Silton aunched the Bankruptcy Clinic at the University of St. Thomas Law School in conjunction with the University’s School of Psychology and Social Work. The clinic provides pro bono bankruptcy services as well as counseling to indigent people.