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Professor Linda J. Silberman, BA, JD (University of Michigan)

Linda J.

Honorary Professor



Professor Linda J. Silberman is Honorary Professor at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). She is also Martin Lipton Professor of Law at New York University (NYU).

She is a member of the editorial advisory boards of the Journal of Private International Law (UK) and Revista Española de Derecho Internacional (Spain). She is also a member of the Academic Council of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration, a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a board member of the Institute of Judicial Administration. She was recently appointed as a member of the International Advisory Council to the Family Justice Courts of Singapore.

Silberman is co-author of Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice (fourth edition, 2013) and Civil Litigation in Comparative Context (2007). She has been invited to give the general course on Private International Law at the Hague Academy of International Law in 2020.


Professor Silberman's research focuses on Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Comparative Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Family Law, Domestic and International, International Child Abduction, International Jurisdiction and Recognition of Judgments, International Litigation and International Arbitration, International Litigation/Arbitration, Mediation/ADR.


Selected publications

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