Damon A. Silvers is an Associate General Counsel for the AFL-CIO. Mr. Silvers’ responsibilities include bankruptcy, corporate governance, and pension and general business law issues. Mr. Silvers led the AFL-CIO legal team that won severance payments for laid off Enron and WorldCom workers.
Mr. Silvers is a member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Standing Advisory Group and the Financial Accounting Standards Board User Advisory Council. He is also a member of the United States Treasury Department Investor’s Practice Committee of the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets and is the Chair of the Competition Subcommittee of the United States Treasury Department Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession.
Mr. Silvers received his J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School. He received his M.B.A. with high honors from Harvard Business School and is a Baker Scholar. Mr. Silvers is a graduate of Harvard College, summa cum laude, and has studied history at Kings College, Cambridge University.