Attorney Mark Silver serves as Special Counsel to Mette, Evans & Woodside. Mark concentrates his practice in eminent domain (condemnation) and says his greatest satisfaction comes from helping a property owner to obtain fair treatment and just compensation from the agency that is attempting to take their property. He believes that helping his clients to resolve these types of legal challenges, which are of such importance to them, is an important part of his professional achievement.
In addition his work in eminent domain, Mark’s legal practice encompasses other areas of real estate law including: land use, subdivision and zoning, and transactions. He represents landowners, developers, condemnees, and condemnors throughout Pennsylvania. In addition to real estate concerns, he also provides clients legal assistance with civil litigation, medical malpractice and personal injury matters, and general business issues.
Mark’s legal career includes work as a Partner at Joseph A. Klein, P.C. Prior to entering private practice; he was an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of Chief Counsel, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. A Pittsburgh native, Mark graduated from Carnegie Mellon University and received his J.D. from Duquesne University.
Mark has written and lectured on behalf of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute regarding eminent domain law and practice. He has served on the panel for the Municipal Law Colloquium, which is presented by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Outside of the office, Mark serves on the Board of Directors for the Harrisburg Symphony. As much as he loves and takes pride in his work, he considers among his accomplishments raising his two wonderful daughters and being involved with his four inventive grandchildren.