General Counsel and Secretary
Benjamin Silbert has been our General Counsel and Secretary since December 10, 2015. He was one of the founding members of Avista in 2005.
Prior to joining Avista, Mr. Silbert was at DLJMB from 2001 to 2005. He advised DLJMB as internal counsel on a number of investments and divestitures, in addition to fund and partnership matters. Prior to joining DLJMB, Mr. Silbert was a lawyer in the private equity and mergers and acquisitions practice groups of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, which he joined in 1996. Mr. Silbert previously served on the board of directors of WideOpenWest, LLC (NYSE: WOW).
Mr. Silbert received a B.A. from Haverford College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.