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Our mission is to work with businesses, service providers, attorneys, schools & universities, and members of the community to develop strategic and tailored solutions to address and prevent gender based violence. Our ultimate goal is to build solutions that end domestic and sexual violence.

Meet Our Principal

MSilver Consulting was founded by Moriah Silver. Moriah holds a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law and a Master in Public Health from Tufts University School of Medicine. She has worked for over a decade in the field of sexual violence and domestic violence.

Moriah is a former prosecutor who focused her attention on misdemeanor domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault cases. She has worked as a law clerk in District Attorneys’ Offices in California and Massachusetts. Moriah worked on the prosecution of a Stanford swimmer for rape and the high profile prosecution of an NFL player for domestic violence and sexual assault.

At the U.S Department of Justice in the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), Moriah worked on the 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, drafted numerous press releases and proclamations for OVW, former Attorney General Eric Holder, and the White House, and played a key roll in developing and implementing a Presidential Memorandum on establishing policies to address domestic violence in the federal workforce. She also worked on the ground breaking 2014 Department of Education Guidance on campus sexual assault.

Moriah’s work at OVW, is complimented by her time as a law clerk with the Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC). At VRLC Moriah worked with attorneys to provide technical assistance on the campus sexual violence issues. She also worked on creating training materials for campus administrators and know-your-rights documents for survivors.

Moriah has worked with government agencies and at the White House under the first ever White House Advisor on Violence Against Women.

Moriah started her career at the grassroots level working as a rape crisis counselor and later managed crisis services for the DC Rape Crisis Center. She has also spent time abroad in east Africa working on sexual violence, reproductive health, and HIV/AIDS.

Moriah is licensed to practice law in California.

Publications

The Second Rape: Legal Options for Rape Survivors to Terminate Parental Rights, American Bar Association, Family Law Quarterly Volume 48, No. 3 (Fall 2014)

The Not So Shocking News About Campus Sexual Assault, Huffington Post, April 29, 2014