Founding Partner and COO
Yaacov Silberman is a Founding Partner, Chief Operating Officer, and General Counsel of Rimon, focusing on the firm’s internal operations and infrastructure, as well as legal compliance matters. Yaacov's innovations with Rimon have appeared in variety of publications, including The Economist, The American Lawyer, AmLaw's Law Technology News, Bloomberg, the California Daily Journal, the San Francisco Business Times, eLawyering and the National Post. He has been characterized as top innovator in the legal profession by the ABA for his role in developing Rimon's alternative business model. Yaacov has presented on innovations in law firm management and technology at Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, UC Berkeley Law School, and UC Hastings College of the Law.
Yaacov's practice focuses on private equity and leveraged buyouts, as well as securities representation of founders and executives of some of the world’s most notable technology companies, including Facebook, Dropbox, Twitter, SpaceX, Square, Jawbone, Zynga, Bloom Energy, Gilt Groupe and Solar City, among others.
Yaacov is a frequent volunteer for Legal Services for Entrepreneurs, a division of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, and serves as Co-Chair of the board of directors of Refugee Transitions. He also frequently presents on cloud computing and Internet technologies in the legal industry.
Prior to Rimon, Yaacov was an attorney with Ropes & Gray, LLP. He also clerked for Judge A. Jay Cristol of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. Before law school Yaacov was the Assistant Director of Web Content for TheLaw.com.