Marco Silva represents clients in a wide range of business and commercial transactions, with a focus on commercial real estate, including acquisitions, sales, leasing, secured financing, zoning applications and litigation. He also represents businesses in corporate transactions, including securitized financing and litigation and has years of experience as counsel in the title industry. Marco provides a unique perspective, with a broad scope of experience in law, business and public policy. He previously worked as counsel to former New York State Senator Jack Martins, now a partner at Harris Beach. In that role he served as principal representative in the Senator’s office, authoring and collaborating on hundreds of bills, including more than 120 enacted into law by the New York State legislature. He coordinated work with committee chairpersons on legislation, hearings and task forces, and also worked on State policy, affecting minimum wage, paid family leave and non-legislative matters such as aquifer protection.