Richard W. Silbert

V.P., Chief Legal Strategist
Purdue Pharma L.P. (Stamford, CT)

RICHARD W. SILBERT is Vice President‚ Associate General Counsel of Purdue Pharma L.P.‚ a privately held pharmaceutical company headquartered in Stamford‚ Connecticut. Richard has worked at Purdue for over 20 years. He has‚ among other things‚ led Purdue's extraordinarily successful defense and resolution of bet-the-company product liability and antitrust claims concerning OxyContin® Tablets.  He also manages the transaction and contracts group, runs intellectual property appeals, and works on securing exclusivity for Purdue’s products.  Prior to joining Purdue‚ Richard was a litigator with two firms in New York City. Richard graduated from Columbia College and Columbia University School of Law‚ where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.