The Law Offices of Adam L. Shapiro & Associates focuses on Accident and Injury claims, Worker’s Compensation Matters, Social Security Disability Claims, along with other General Civil Litigation. Adam L. Shapiro and his staff take great pride in representing individuals and their families when tragedy strikes. If you are hurt in an accident due to the negligence of another person, property owner, company, municipality, institution or other entity you need a knowledgeable and aggressive attorney. His firm provides prompt answers to your questions, a quick presentation of your claim and a personal touch often lacking with other law firms. All client phone calls are always promptly returned. Mr. Shapiro is reachable and accessible.
You will never be treated like just another file number. All claims and suits are handled expeditiously. Time is of the essence, especially when it comes to payment of your lost wages and medical bills. Experience matters, and, since 1994, Attorney Adam L. Shapiro has been helping New York & Florida injury victims recover money for injuries, wrongful death, wage losses, medical expenses and other damages resulting from accidents involving Cars, Trucks, Buses, Motorcycles, Boats, Bicycle, Motorized Scooters, Private and Public Property Owners, Defective Products & Toys, Medical Malpractice and many other types of Serious Injury Claims.
Mr. Shapiro also has extensive experience working as a defense attorney for such institutional clients as Lloyds of London, Harley Davidson, Ford Motor Credit, Bank of America, Legion Insurance Company, The New York State Liquidation Bureau, National Alliance Brokerage Services and New York Rent-A-Car. Such experience gives his practice an edge. Having defended such high profile clients and their insureds enables him to anticipate the strategy of his adversaries when prosecuting your claim against them.
Know your rights! All accident consultations are absolutely free and without any obligation whatsoever.
All accident cases are handled on a contingency fee. This means there is no attorney’s fee unless money is collected for you.
All matters and conversations are strictly confidential.
Let us do all the work so you can have the time to stay focused on your life and health.
EDUCATION AND BIOGRAPHY:
Adam Lowell Shapiro was born January 13, 1968 in Utopia, NY, son of Harvey Shapiro, a Sony Music Senior Executive of over 40 years and Madeleine Shapiro, a teacher. He graduated from Jamaica High School in 1986 with Honors, a Presidential Award of Excellence and a Regents Scholarship. In 1990, he graduated from The State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, having a double minor in Philosophy and Criminal Justice. Thereafter, he attended the University of Miami School of Law graduating in 1993, obtaining the degree of Juris Doctorate. While a student he was employed as a law clerk by the Law Offices of Shrier & Koenigsberg of Miami, Florida. He also worked at the Dade County Public Defenders Office as a Certified Legal Intern where he began attending hearings, taking depositions and trying cases all before graduating. He is presently a member in good standing of the bars of the States of New York and Florida; United States Supreme Court; United States District Courts for the Southern & Eastern Districts of New York; United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle & Northern Districts of Florida; Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; the New York State Bar Association; American Bar Association and Strathmore’s Who’s Who.
Upon graduating from law school and while still residing in Florida, Mr. Shapiro worked for two years Practicing Criminal Defense. Subsequently, he was an associate at the Law Offices of Carlos Diaz-Padron, P.C., former Mayor of Miami Shores, Florida and then the downtown Miami law firm of Hoffman & Hoffman, P.A.. At both offices he practiced both national and international insurance and aviation litigation representing such institutional clients as Harley Davidson, Lloyd’s of London, Ford Motor Credit, Bank of America, and National Alliance Brokerage Services, US Capitol Insurance Company, Eurobank, Interboro Insurance Company, Legion Insurance Company and their insured’s. As such, Mr. Shapiro handled all aspects of insurance and corporate litigation includ ing, but not limited to drafting policies, reviewing policies, litigating and/or arbitrating policy disputes, defending insured’s, protecting carrier’s interests, protecting corporate interests, subrogation actions and coverage matters. Having successfully handled such matters resulted in several of the aforesaid clients placing their business directly with Mr. Shapiro when he returned to New York in 1997. Upon arriving back in his hometown, New York City Mr. Shapiro was an associate and then a partner at the midtown Park Avenue law firm, Issler & Schrage, LLP representing Insurance companies, Corporate entities, Celebrities as well as individual plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Harry Issler, Shapiro’s then employer was a Rhodes Scholar and Brigadier General in the Judge Advocate General’s office.
Over fourteen years ago, in January, 2000 Mr. Shapiro started his own now renowned practice, Adam L. Shapiro & Associates, P.C. in Forest Hills, NY representing the same type of companies and individuals. Additionally, defending Rent-A-Car companies and effectuating Real Estate Transactions. He has handled matters of public interest and has appeared many times in various media outlets such as CBS, NBC, WPIX, News12, NY1, The New York Post and Newsday. Some of these matters consisted of litigation against such high profile people as Sean Combs and Stephen Patrick Morrissey. For a complete list of those matters and the actual news articles please visit his website.
Today, Mr. Shapiro has over 20 years experience in Civil Litigation representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants. This gives him an edge over other attorneys practicing on just one side. It enables him to anticipate his adversary’s strategies and actions before they do. His voluminous experience has resulted in Mr. Shapiro being a high quality aggressive counselor and litigator.
His mantra, “Liberty and Justice for You”.
He presently resides in Long Island, NY with his wife and two sons.
Mr. Shapiro may be reached at “Adam@ShapiroLawOffice.com” or visit his website www.ShapiroLawOffice.com.
Jamaica High School – 1986 graduated the Honors Program with a Presidential Award of Excellence from President Ronald Reagan
Regents Scholarship obtained 1986
SUNY Albany – Bachelor’s Degree obtained 1990 in Psychology/Criminal Justice