Monday, June 17, 2013

Dick Silverman Joins the O’Connor House Board of Directors

Phoenix (June 17, 2013) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Dick Silverman has joined the O’Connor House Board of Directors.

The O’Connor House’s mission is to continue the enduring legacy of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, while building partnerships and collaborations within our state and across the nation to solve important social, economic and political issues in the best interest of the state of Arizona. The organization prides itself on non-partisan, objective, and fact-based discussions aimed at developing consensus, stimulating civil discussions and implementing solutions.

“I am very pleased to have the opportunity to serve on the O’Connor House board. The organization’s mission is one that I believe in and support. I look forward to participating in the process of promoting civil discussion and collaborative problem solving,” stated Silverman.

Silverman focuses his practice on energy law. Prior to joining Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, he served as General Manager of the Salt River Project (SRP) from 1994 to 2011. He is a pillar in the community, serving on boards of numerous organizations, including Scottsdale Healthcare, Arizona State Chamber of Commerce, and University of Arizona Foundation. Silverman also served as chair of the Arizona Medical Education Oversight Task Force. He earned a J.D. and a B.A. in Business from the University of Arizona.

About O’Connor House
O’Connor House is an Arizona 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization with a mission to continue the legacy of retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in solving important social, economic and political problems through civil talk leading to civic action.  For more information please visit

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon
Jennings Strouss & Salmon is one of the Southwest's leading law firms, providing legal counsel for over 70 years through its offices in Phoenix and Peoria, and Yuma, Arizona; and Washington, D.C. The firm's primary areas of practice include agribusiness; bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; employee benefits and pensions; energy; family law and domestic relations; health care; intellectual property; labor and employment; litigation; real estate, land use and zoning; surety and fidelity; tax; and trust and estates. For additional information please visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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