General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Position Details

Fairleigh Dickinson University has announced the appointment of Mr. Ed Silver to the position of General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer  He will begin serving the University on April 8, 2019.  Mr. Silver is currently Associate General Counsel at Columbia University and comes to FDU with years of experience as both a corporate generalist and litigation attorney with premier law firms, corporations and higher education. He has provided important contributions in particular to Columbia since 2006, contributions such as designing and implementing the infrastructure for Columbia’s global programs, including new policies and procedures; negotiating information technology agreements to assist key university functions; supporting the launch of new research and academic programs in the U.S. and overseas; and developing and delivering compliance programs, resources and training to meet critical regulations. Prior to his work at Columbia, Mr. Silver was the Manager for Global Contracts Development at IBM and Associate General Counsel at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.