Adam Shapiro – Forest Hills Personal Injury Lawyer

Adam Shapiro

Adam L. Shapiro & Associates, P.C.

(718) 261-8500

(718) 732-2102

70-20 Austin
St #111
Forest Hills , NY 11375

Monday to Friday 8:00AM–7:00PM
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Adam Shapiro

Adam L. Shapiro & Associates, P.C.

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Firm Summary

Adam Lowell Shapiro was born 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.