Lesley Silverman Biography, Net Worth, Education and Career Information
Lesley Silverman is a lawyer who turned into a advisor and currently working as “Head of Digital Assets” which is a United Talent Agency located in Beverly Hills, California. She have extensive knowledge about art markets places, art collections, fine artwork and known worldwide as NFT influencer.
As an industry expert, Lesley has been on the panels of many prestigious events as well as a guest speaker on many international conferences. In this article, we will cover Lesley Silverman’s Biography, Family details, Education, Relationship status, professional career and her future goals as an influencer of the NFT space.
|Birthday||March 11, 1985|
|Known For||1st Head of Digital Assets, UTA|
|Professional Career||Fine Arts Coordinator @UTA|
Associate @ Glaser Weil Llp
General Counsel @AMG
Associate @Littler Mendelson
Doctor of Jurisprudence (Law)
2007 – 2010
|Bachelor Degree||Emory University|
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
2003 – 2007
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Social Media||Twitter, Instagram|
|Net Worth||$300,000 USD|
Lesley Silverman was born on March 11, 1985 and her current age is 37 years (as of March 2023). She was born to mother “Jan Silverman” and Father “Buzz Silverman”. Her mother is a Professional Organizer, household move Consultant and the founder of “One Organized Home”, based in Los Angeles.
Lesley also has an elder sister “Jessica Silverman” (Born: January 28, 1983) and a younger brother “Mike Silverman” (Born: July 26, 1988), in her family. Her sister Jessica Silverman ([email protected]) is the founder of “Jessica Silverman Gallery” at 621 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108, which she founded in 2008. Jessica has a “Bachelor of Fine Arts” degree in Studio Art from “Otis College of Art and Design” in Los Angeles and a 2 year MA in Curatorial Practice degree from the “California College of the Arts”, San Francisco. Working for over 25+ world-renowned artists, Jessica has an international reputation for curating exhibitions and collaborating with collectors.
Lesley Silverman’s younger brother – Mike Silverman ([email protected]) is a graduate of “W. P. Carey School of Business” and holds a B.A. in business communication degree from Arizona State University. He is a NBPA and FIBA Certified Agent and currently serve as the co-founder of west hollywood’s Athlete Management Group (AMG), founded in 2012.
Lesley Silverman has a “B.A. in Psychology” from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and a doctorate degree in Doctor of Law: Juris Doctor (JD) from UCLA-SOL (University Of California – School of Law) in Los Angeles. She has an active lawyer license since 2010 and her Skills in the field includes: Litigation, Legal Writing, Intellectual Property, Tax, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Research, Corporate Law, Trials, and Arbitration.
In her spare time, Lesley enjoy her time with her 7 dogs, volunteers with “Wags & Walks animal rescue” and engage as a member of the “Hammer Collective” (a group of young art patrons) at Hammer Museum, L.A.
Lesley started her professional career as an associate (employment litigator) at “Littler Mendelson P.C.”, a law firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. She worked there for a period of 1 year 7 months from October 2010 to April 2012. In 2012, when her brother co-founded AMG with Brandon Grier, Lesley started serving as the General Counsel. Since April 2012 to present, she holds the position of GC at Athlete Management Group.
From September 2014 to September 2015, Lesley worked as an Associate (art attorney) at Glaser Weil LLP, a Law firm based out of Los Angeles, CA. She worked at the firm for a year and a month before joining UTA (United Talent Agency) as an Agent.
From July 2015 to March 2021, Lesley Silverman worked as a Fine Arts Agent at “UTA Artist Space”, an Art gallery in Beverly Hills, California. As a UTA agent, she represented many contemporary artists like “Judy Chicago” and “Ai Weiwei” and corporate clients such as Microsoft and Rosewood Hotel Group.
In March 2021, Lesley became the first ever “Head of Digital Assets” at UTA, helming global talent from digital art, entertainment and sports industry. She launched non-fungible token (NFT) projects for celebrated clients like Halsey NFT(Singer), Kaskade NFT (DJ), ThankYouX (Fine Artist) & Hans Zimmer (Composer) NFT Series, The Haas Brothers (Nikolai and Simon) and Felipe Pantone (Visual Artist) etc. She has also signed projects for Larva Lab’s CryptoPunks, Meebits and Autoglyphs NFT collections. Although there are many NFT projects emerging in blockchain verse but there are many expensive NFTs which are sold for millions of dollars in past.
Speaker and Panelist
In October 2021, She was one of the panelist with representative from Christie’s auction house and Larva labs in the ADWeek.com event held in Hudson Yards, New York. The event discusses various crypto art topics including Crockpot NFTs.
On 16 October, 2021, Lesley attended the virtual “2021 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business” conference, as a Panelist. The late evening session was titled “NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) and Blockchain”, which discussed the advantage of NFTs and blockchain technology as well as the legal (IP laws) and policy issues for a creator.
Lesley was one of the 550+ speakers for the annual NFT.NYC 2021 event, held from Nov 1-4, 2021. She participated in the session “Creating a successful NFT Brand” held on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at The Edison Ballroom, NY.
On 18 Nov, 2021, she was part of the panel for Art+Tech series session called “Collector and Curators Influencing Content” by Israel Museum Council of the Bay Area. She with other 3 experts: Adam Sheffer (Lisson Gallery), Colborn Bell (Founder of the Museum of Crypto Art (M○C△), & Robert Norton (CEO and co-founder of Verisart), discussed NFTs, the art and tech ecosystem and how collectors and curators influence content.