Eugene Zilberman


Eugene Zilberman, a graduate of Rutgers University, summa cum laude, and the University of Virginia Law School, clerked for the Honorable Eric L. Clay on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  He comes to SKV from Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP’s New York City Office.

While in law school, Mr. Zilberman served on the Editorial Board of the Virginia Journal of Law and Politics and participated on the Extramural Moot Court team. He was awarded the Bracewell and Giuliani Best Oral Argument Award, which is given to the student who delivers the best oral argument in his section.

Mr. Zilberman has worked on a variety of complex civil disputes in both federal and state courts. He also has experience conducting internal investigations and counseling clients before regulatory agencies.  Additionally, he serves on the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Born in Russia, Mr. Zilberman moved to the U.S. with his family at the age of 3. He is fluent in Russian. 

State Bar of New York
State Bar of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Houston Bar Association
Houston Young Lawyers Association



Rutgers University
B.A., History and Political Science, 2012

University of Virginia School of Law
J.D., 2015 

Law Clerk
to the Hon. Eric L. Clay
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth
Circuit, 2016-2017

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Smyser, Kaplan & Veselka, L.L.P.,