General Counsel and Secretary
Benjamin Silbert has been our Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Secretary since February 12, 2021. Mr. Silbert is a Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel at Avista, and was one of the founding members of Avista in 2005.
Prior to joining Avista, Mr. Silbert was at DLJMB from 2001 to 2005. While at DLJMB, Mr. Silbert acted 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 received a B.A. from Haverford College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.