Joseph (“J.J.”) Silverstein is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Larder LLP and a member of the firm’s Insurance & Reinsurance Industry Team. His practice is focused on corporate and regulatory insurance and reinsurance law. Joseph represents insurers and reinsurers in transactions, restructurings, reinsurance transactions, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, insurance program arrangements, as well as issues related to licensure, operations, form filings and compliance.

As a law student, Joseph was a summer associate for Foley. He also served as a judicial intern to The Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Prior to becoming a law student, Joseph worked with Citizens UK, a nonprofit organization in London, and was a Fulbright Fellow with the U.S. Department of State in South Korea.


  • The George Washington University Law School (J.D., with honors, 2015)
  • The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs (B.A., summa cum laude, 2009)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Majored in international affairs 


  • District of Columbia
  • Wisconsin



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