Berman Tabacco

Corey Silva

Associate

Corey Silva

Corey Silva is an associate in the Boston office of Berman Tabacco who focuses on securities-based whistleblower cases and general consumer ligation cases, which have included cases against payday lenders, pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers. Within the whistleblower practice, Corey works tirelessly to address his whistleblower clients’ various and unique needs, including the need to protect a client’s confidentiality while advancing a client’s case before the appropriate federal or state authorities.

Since joining Berman Tabacco, Corey has represented whistleblowers in cases under the whistleblower programs of various state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He has worked on cases that encompass numerous types of financial frauds, such as Ponzi schemes and accounting frauds at public companies, hedge funds, private equity vehicles, mutual funds and various other financial institutions.

While in law school, Corey was the managing editor of the Moot Court Honor Board – Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy. He gained experience as a judicial intern at the Rhode Island Superior Court for the Honorable Daniel Procaccini. He also interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts.

Experience

  • Corey’s whistleblower cases include numerous matters submitted to the SEC, CFTC, IRS and other similar state agencies, resulting in civil and criminal securities-related investigations involving:
    • Valuation fraud
    • Foreign exchange fraud
    • False or misleading statements
    • Ponzi schemes and Ponzi-like schemes
    • Improper use of corporate assets
    • Market Manipulation
    • Fraud involving tax-exempt charities
    • Crowdfunding schemes
  • Corey has also helped draft award applications to the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower, seeking monetary compensation for the efforts of his whistleblower clients.

Publications, Presentations & Appearances

  • Is It Over Even Though No One Is Singing: Determining Finality In Bankruptcy Appeals, Bullard v. Hyde Park Sav. Bank (In Re Bullard), 752 F.3d 483 (1st Cir. 2014), 20 Suffolk J. Trial & App. Advoc. 144 (2015)
Corey Silva Associate
Boston
One Liberty Square
Boston, MA 02109

Corey Silva is an associate in the Boston office of Berman Tabacco who focuses on securities-based whistleblower cases and general consumer ligation cases, which have included cases against payday lenders, pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers. Within the whistleblower practice, Corey works tirelessly to address his whistleblower clients’ various and unique needs, including the need to protect a client’s confidentiality while advancing a client’s case before the appropriate federal or state authorities.

Since joining Berman Tabacco, Corey has represented whistleblowers in cases under the whistleblower programs of various state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He has worked on cases that encompass numerous types of financial frauds, such as Ponzi schemes and accounting frauds at public companies, hedge funds, private equity vehicles, mutual funds and various other financial institutions.

While in law school, Corey was the managing editor of the Moot Court Honor Board – Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy. He gained experience as a judicial intern at the Rhode Island Superior Court for the Honorable Daniel Procaccini. He also interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts.

Education
  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2015)
  • Bryant University (B.A., cum laude, 2012)
Experience
  • Corey’s whistleblower cases include numerous matters submitted to the SEC, CFTC, IRS and other similar state agencies, resulting in civil and criminal securities-related investigations involving:
    • Valuation fraud
    • Foreign exchange fraud
    • False or misleading statements
    • Ponzi schemes and Ponzi-like schemes
    • Improper use of corporate assets
    • Market Manipulation
    • Fraud involving tax-exempt charities
    • Crowdfunding schemes
  • Corey has also helped draft award applications to the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower, seeking monetary compensation for the efforts of his whistleblower clients.
Honors & Distinctions
  • Named a “Rising Star” by New England Super Lawyers magazine in 2018
Admissions
  • State Bar of Rhode Island
  • State Bar of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Affiliations
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
Publications, Presentations & Appearances
  • Is It Over Even Though No One Is Singing: Determining Finality In Bankruptcy Appeals, Bullard v. Hyde Park Sav. Bank (In Re Bullard), 752 F.3d 483 (1st Cir. 2014), 20 Suffolk J. Trial & App. Advoc. 144 (2015)