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Michael Shapiro

Michael Shapiro

Practice areas:

White Collar Crime, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Appeals

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. White Collar Crime: 45%
    42 years, 500 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    42 years, 250 cases
  3. Appeals: 15%
    42 years, 400 cases
  4. Intellectual Property: 15%
    42 years, 40 cases



Hourly ($645/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Robert G. Wells

    I endorse this lawyer. Erudition, practicality, and compassion are the adjectives that come to mind of Mr. Shapiro and his skills.


    Robert Wells Federal Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

2 Wall St
New York, NY, 10005-2001


NYCurrently registered 197403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New York Super LawyersLaw & Politics Media (Thomson Reuters)2010
New York Super LawyersLaw & Politics Media2009
New York Super LawyersLaw & Politics Media2008
New York Super LawyerLaw & Politics Media2007
New York Super LawyerLaw & Politics Media2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCarter Ledyard & Milburn LLP2006 - Present
ShareholderBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC2005 - 2006
PartnerSlotnick, Shapiro & Crocker, LLP1985 - 2004
N/ANY State Special Prosecutor for Corruption1977 - 1985
N/ANY State Special Prosecutor for Health Fraud1975 - 1977
N/ADistrict Attorney's Office1973 - 1975

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersDirector2007 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife Member1988 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
International White Collar Enforcement (Aspatore)The Prevalence of International Money Laundering2010
The Banking Law JournalThe USA PATRIOT Act and Money Laundering2006

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
City University of New York, City CollegePre-LawBA - Bachelor of Arts1970