Smart, Aggressive, New York Commercial Litigator Extensive experience fighting for clients in a variety of areas. Strong Background in a Wide-Range of Legal Areas Offers clients a free initial consultation to discuss their legal needs in a variety of areas, including: Contract issues, corporate and partnership disputes, real estate matters, intellectual property and entertainment law litigation and transactions.
When entering a legal dispute, it is important to have experienced counsel and aggressive intelligent advocacy to protect your rights. The Shapiro Law Firm has a long established record of service and results and offers the highest quality advocacy and responsiveness in representing individuals, partnerships and corporations throughout New York and other jurisdictions.
JUDAH S. SHAPIRO has practiced commercial litigation in the New York metropolitan area for over thirty (30) years and brings a depth of experience to his work. His legal work and training with big firms and his individualized approach towards his clients establishes the perfect combination of quality legal services, aggressiveness, and flexibility. That flexibility also carries over to alternative billing arrangements. Judah takes pride in his work and, frankly, he gives a damn about his clients – He is committed to maximizing their legal position for the best results. Judah is your advocate. He likes to win. Period. He has the experience, the intelligence and dynamic to get it done.
You want smart? You get smart.
Mr. Shapiro graduated cum laude from Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1985 where he earned a position on the Cardozo Law Review having been in the top five (5%) of his class. He began his legal career as an associate with the big New York firms of Kaye Scholer Fierman Hays and Hander as well as Tenzer Greenblatt before starting his own law practice. From 1998 through 2002, while maintaining his own commercial litigation practice, he was Of Counsel to the firm Birbrower, Montalbano, Condon & Frank in New City, New York.
In addition to having an active commercial litigation practice, Mr. Shapiro has served on and led panels giving Continuing Legal Education lectures, training fellow attorneys on examining and defending witnesses at depositions. Judah has been involved in transactions and litigations involving major motion pictures such as “My Cousin Vinny,” “Barton Fink,” and “The Commitments,” and has represented a variety of music clients, including Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues and other Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame members. Judah has also served his community as an Arbitrator in the Ninth Judicial District and as a Judicial Delegate in the Ninth Judicial District. He has also been citizen adviser to Assemblyman Richard Brodsky and to the Westchester County Legislature. Bar memberships include New York State Bar Association, The Bar Association of the City of New York, New York County Lawyers’ Association and Rockland County Bar Association, where he is on the Commercial Litigation Committee and has served as Chairman of the Intellectual Property/Entertainment Law Committee. Judah is also a member of MENSA.
Judah Shapiro understands that you may or may not have been involved in a lawsuit before and that every case is unique and personal to the client. This may be your first lawsuit, but it is not his. Mr. Shapiro will tell you what to expect and strategize with you immediately. That’s why the matter starts with the most important phase, listening to the client to help structure an effective and cost efficient strategy. Judah therefore commits himself to the following: ·
Communications: I am committed to ongoing and open communication with my clients. You can trust that I will remain available to answer any questions or concerns as they arise. ·
Creative solutions: I take the time to understand the unique situation faced by my clients and develop a tailored solution to meet the need you and your business. I think outside the box.
Aggressive advocacy: I understand that the outcome of your case will impact you and your business. My advocacy is strategic, effective and focused on results.
Trusted service: I have a record of effective advocacy and solid results. I am dedicated to finding solutions for you and your business.