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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.


Practice areas


  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 50%
    20 years, 100 cases
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 35%
    20 years, 30 cases
  3. Entertainment: 15%
    9 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

333 S 7th St Ste 2000
Minneapolis, MN, 554022431

333 S Seventh St #2000
Minneapolis, MN, 55402



FLMember in Good Standing200409/08/2015
WIGood Standing200303/25/2015
MNAuthorized to practice199507/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer Top 100SuperLawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHINSHAW & CULBERTSON LLP2007 - Present
PartnerMansfield, Tanick & Cohen, P.A.2000 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Turnaround Management AssociationMember2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Minnesota Bench & BarCounseling Clients in Financial Distress2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Law Institute5 bankruptcy Trends that affect Business Lawyers2011
Annual ConventionThe Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy Court2011
Turnaround Management Association (Northwest chapter)The Pathology of the Criminal Debtor2010
Business Law InstituteThe Life Cycle of a Distressed Business2010