Sarah B. Silver manages the team of attorneys in the Environmental Insurance Coverage Practice Group of Langsam Stevens Silver & Hollaender LLP. Ms. Silver advises a wide range of clients in complex environmental litigation and transactional matters involving issues of regulatory compliance, insurance coverage, and legacy contamination.
Prior to joining Langsam Stevens Silver & Hollaender LLP, Ms. Silver served as a law clerk for the Honorable Holly J. Ford, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, and was a judicial extern for the Honorable Charles B. Smith, United States Magistrate, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
- Delaware Valley Environmental American Inn of Court, Executive Committee
- Philadelphia Bar Association, Environmental and Energy Law Committee, Past Chair
- Society of Women Environmental Professionals, Former Member Board of Directors and Chairperson, Scholarship and Grants Committee
- Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind, United States Board of Directors
- Environmental Issues Facing In-House Counsel, November 2020
- Philadelphia Bar Association – Careers in Environmental Law, October 2020
- Regional Water Challenges in the Next 30 Years, January 2020
- Legal Implications of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Our Water, February 2017
- Inside-Out: In-House Counsel Expectations of Outside Counsel on Environmental Matters, February 2016
- Federal Trade Commission and Environmental Claims, April 2016
- Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load, February 2011
- Counsel insurers on nationwide industry trends, litigation trends, and emerging risks.
- Serve as coordinating counsel contributing to a wide range of complex insurance matters including coverage litigation, allocation, and assessment of various rights and duties under policies of insurance.
- Resolved liabilities, and drafted settlement agreement involving internationally used Port; historic insurance carriers; industrial entities; municipalities; and the United States Government at “mega-site” involving chemical contamination were exposure exceeded $100 million.
- Negotiated resolution of administrative enforcement action brought against multinational pharmaceutical and diagnostics company to exceed regulatory compliance requirements and ensure protection of human health and the environment.
- Identified remedial technology alternatives and coordinated with executive team of a healthcare company to fund and implement cost-efficient cleanup of sites slated for redevelopment.