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Robert P. Silverstein has been named a Super Lawyer.




Each year Law and Politics magazine in conjunction with Los Angeles magazine recognizes certain attorneys as Southern California Super Lawyers. This select group, comprising about 5% of total practicing attorneys, stands at the top of their profession.

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Patt Morrison of the Los Angeles Times interviews Robert P. Silverstein, "The Man Who Stopped A Target." The October 14, 2015 profile discusses his philosophy and his land use and CEQA victories. CLICK HERE

Robert P. Silverstein profiled on front page of Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, "When Bulldozers Loom, One Attorney Steps In" CLICK HERE

Robert P. Silverstein consults on Coalition to Preserve L.A.'s Neighborhood Integrity Initiative ballot measure. CLICK HERE

Robert P. Silverstein is interviewed by Warren Olney on Which Way L.A., KCRW's signature local public affairs program. The spirited panel discussion covered legal and development issues in Los Angeles and the "battle for Hollywood." CLICK HERE

"KTLA Channel 5 interviews Robert P. Silverstein about his trial victory against L.A. City Council and Millennium Hollywood developer." CLICK HERE

The Society for the Preservation of Downtown Los Angeles "has now hired attorney Robert P. Silverstein, who’s famous for battling City Hall’s crooked ways — and winning," as reported in "Is City Hall Out to Kill Los Angeles’ Historic Buildings — And the Uniqueness of LA?" CLICK HERE

LA Weekly’s “Will a New Hotel Destroy Sunset Junction and All Else That Is Cool?” notes the Frost/Chaddock 4000 Sunset Blvd. and related projects “may face a bumpy road to approval. At a recent town hall meeting about the hotel proposal, the much-feared environmental attorney Robert Silverstein – the man famous for suing to stop numerous developments in the city – sat in the audience taking copious notes.” CLICK HERE

Variety discusses Hollywood building issues, including reporting that "neighbors have hired well-known land use attorney Robert Silverstein, and sued and halted (for now) several other projects, including the tallest of those buildings proposed, the Millennium 39- and 35- story towers near the Capitol Records building." CLICK HERE

Robert P. Silverstein and The Silverstein Law Firm win major CEQA and constitutional due process trial against City of Los Angeles. See "L.A. Violates Your Due-Process Rights".  CLICK HERE

Robert P. Silverstein helps in upset Los Angeles City Council election, as reported in the Los Angeles Times: "During his campaign, Ryu also picked up support from those who have been at odds with Wesson or the city as a whole. Land-use lawyer Robert Silverstein, who has sued repeatedly over development projects, backed Ryu." CLICK HERE

"Judge Halts Millennium Sksycraper Project." As reported by the L.A. Times, "The ruling marks the fourth major court victory by various neighborhood groups opposed to dense development in Hollywood. They’ve all been represented by the same lawyer, Robert P. Silverstein." CLICK HERE

Robert P. Silverstein files Amicus letter on November 11, 2015 to California Supreme Court for Californians Aware, one of the state's leading First Amendment, open government and public forum law organizations. Silverstein and CalAware seek Supreme Court review to protect the public from bribery and corruption of public officials and to strengthen public rights to recover monies illegally paid out due to such corruption. CLICK HERE

Robert P. Silverstein wins major Brown Act trial against City of Los Angeles, changing how City must agendize future CEQA and land use actions. CLICK HERE for front page Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal article. CLICK HERE for Ron Kaye L.A. blog, "Breach in City Hall's 'circle of deceit.'" CLICK HERE for Writ of Mandate and Court Order. CLICK HERE for more details

Robert P. Silverstein was honored by the Hollywood-Highland Democratic Club at its annual dinner, on May 4, 2008. Robert was honored because of his work fighting eminent domain and other governmental abuse, and for his defense of those without traditional power and influence, including community and neighborhood groups. The Hollywood-Highland Democratic Club is one of the oldest Democratic Clubs in California, and included many old time Hollywood celebrities, including Ronald Reagan! CLICK HERE for more details

Robert P. Silverstein defeats Hollywood & Vine eminent domain for his clients Bob Blue and Bernard Luggage. Case receives national attention. Of 30 property and business owners impacted by project, only Bob Blue and Bernard Luggage retain full ownership of their property.

Robert P. Silverstein receives award from California First Amendment Coalition for Public Records Act trial victory against City of Glendora. Silverstein awarded at CFAC's 12th Annual Free Speech and Open Government Assembly, USC/Annenberg School for Communication.

Robert P. Silverstein obtains major increase in payment from Culver City Redevelopment Agency for artist client, and stops taking for nearly two years until negotiated settlement. CLICK HERE

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