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Lawrence M. Shapiro, P.A. - Attorney
lshapiro@greeneespel.com
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Assistant: Jennifer Onsgard
Phone: 612.373.8334

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude (1981)
  • M.S., Michigan State University, with high honor (1978)
  • B.A., Michigan State University, with high honor (1977)

Experience

  • Shapiro Professional Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Managing Partner (1997-2004)
  • Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1981-1997)
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Larry Shapiro is a valued confidant to the inner management circles of clients all over the world.  With a broad global network of litigators, transactional attorneys, accountants, appraisers and other professionals, Larry can quickly mobilize the teams required to solve a wide array of problems.  Larry is a litigator whose numerous courtroom victories and professional honors have earned him the respect of clients from the United States, China, Brazil, Mexico, Europe and Panama.  His greatest reward, however, comes from using proactive litigation-avoidance, investigation and anti-corruption strategies that help Greene Espel’s clients succeed in an increasingly global marketplace.   

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit 
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota 
  • State Bar of Minnesota

AWARDS

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2010-2017)
  • Selected to Super Lawyers list, Minnesota Super Lawyers (2003-2004, 2006, 2008, 2011-2016)      

TEACHING AND LECTURING

  • Commercial Arbitration 2011:  New Developments and Strategies for Efficient, Cost-Effective Dispute Resolution, Practising Law Institute, New York, New York (October 12, 2011). 
  • Accounting 101 For Attorneys, National Business Institute, Eau Claire, Wisconsin (December 29, 2010). 
  • Liability Issues For Accounting Firms, CPAsNET.com, 17th Mid-Year Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee (November 11-13, 2010). 
  • Litigation Issues Affecting Auto Dealers, National Alliance of Auto Dealer Advisors, Summer Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota (June 26-29, 2010).

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Phillips Eye Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Past Member of the Board of Trustees of the foundation for the second largest surgical eye care hospital in the United States. 
  • Temple Israel, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Past Vice President 
  • Sholom Community Alliance, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota; Past President of non-profit corporation which owns and operates nursing homes, assisted living facilities and independent housing. 
  • Community Housing & Service Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Past President of senior housing non-profit corporation. 

 

Lawrence M. Shapiro, P.A. - Attorney

lshapiro@greeneespel.com
612.373.8325
612.373.0929 fax


Assistant: Jennifer Onsgard
Phone: 612.373.8334

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude (1981)
  • M.S., Michigan State University, with high honor (1978)
  • B.A., Michigan State University, with high honor (1977)

Experience

  • Shapiro Professional Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Managing Partner (1997-2004)
  • Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1981-1997)

Larry Shapiro is a valued confidant to the inner management circles of clients all over the world.  With a broad global network of litigators, transactional attorneys, accountants, appraisers and other professionals, Larry can quickly mobilize the teams required to solve a wide array of problems.  Larry is a litigator whose numerous courtroom victories and professional honors have earned him the respect of clients from the United States, China, Brazil, Mexico, Europe and Panama.  His greatest reward, however, comes from using proactive litigation-avoidance, investigation and anti-corruption strategies that help Greene Espel’s clients succeed in an increasingly global marketplace.   

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit 
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota 
  • State Bar of Minnesota

AWARDS

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2010-2017)
  • Selected to Super Lawyers list, Minnesota Super Lawyers (2003-2004, 2006, 2008, 2011-2016)      

TEACHING AND LECTURING

  • Commercial Arbitration 2011:  New Developments and Strategies for Efficient, Cost-Effective Dispute Resolution, Practising Law Institute, New York, New York (October 12, 2011). 
  • Accounting 101 For Attorneys, National Business Institute, Eau Claire, Wisconsin (December 29, 2010). 
  • Liability Issues For Accounting Firms, CPAsNET.com, 17th Mid-Year Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee (November 11-13, 2010). 
  • Litigation Issues Affecting Auto Dealers, National Alliance of Auto Dealer Advisors, Summer Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota (June 26-29, 2010).

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Phillips Eye Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Past Member of the Board of Trustees of the foundation for the second largest surgical eye care hospital in the United States. 
  • Temple Israel, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Past Vice President 
  • Sholom Community Alliance, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota; Past President of non-profit corporation which owns and operates nursing homes, assisted living facilities and independent housing. 
  • Community Housing & Service Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Past President of senior housing non-profit corporation. 

 

Practice Areas

Accountant Liability Business Litigation Compliance and Anti-Corruption Employment Litigation, Investigations and Counseling Intellectual Property Internal Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense International Professional Liability Design and Construction