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  • Georgetown University (B.S., cum laude, 2004)
  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2010, Executive Managing Editor, Washington Law Review)
  • California
  • Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California (federal)

Dara Levinson Silveira’s practice focuses on complex bankruptcy litigation, including preference and fraudulent transfer adversary proceedings.  Ms. Silveira also has significant experience with complex business litigation outside of the insolvency context, and has represented plaintiffs and defendants across various industries in state and federal courts.  She also has represented various significant constituencies, including debtors, lenders, creditors, and creditors’ committees, in corporate restructuring and reorganization and other insolvency-related matters.  

Keller Benvenutti Kim LLP
(2016 – 2022)
Jones Day 
(2010 – 2016)

Judicial Extern,

Honorable Philip H. Brandt,

U.S. Bankruptcy Court,

Western District of Washington


Keller Benvenutti Kim LLP
Senior Counsel
Keller Benvenutti Kim LLP
(2024 - Present)
organizations & groups
  • Bench-Bar Liaison Committee, Co-Chair

  • Episcopal Community Services, Board of Directors

representative engagements

  • McConnell v. Grewal, et al., Bankr. C.D. Cal. (2022-present) – special litigation counsel for Chapter 7 Trustee in clawback litigation.

  • Anthony S. Levandowski, Bankr. N.D. Cal (2019-present) – lead debtor's counsel in complex business dispute involving Google LLC and Uber Technologies. 

  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Bankr. N.D. Cal. (2019-present) co-counsel for debtors in chapter 11 case of $71 billion public utility employing over 24,000 employees and servicing 16 million customers.

  • XS Ranch VI, LP, Bankr. N.D. Cal. (2017-2019) – represented claimant in two-day trial, resulting in award of full claim with interest and attorneys' fees.

  • New Cal-Neva Lodge, LLC, Bankr. D. Nev. (2016-2018) – debtor’s counsel for historic casino and resort in chapter 11 case involving sale of resort and confirmation of plan.

  • Delivery Agent, Inc. et al., Bankr. D. Del. (2016-2017) – lead counsel for e-commerce company chapter 11 case involving divestiture of one business and sale of the core business to venture lender after auction.​


* Other representations available upon request.

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