Shapiro Elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Glaser Weil is pleased to announce that Robert Shapiro has joined the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (ABF), a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars. 

Limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction, the membership is reserved for those whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and the welfare of their communities.

All members are recommended by their peers and elected by the Board of the ABF. Established in 1955, the job of the Fellows has remained the same to support the research of the ABF through annual contributions and events of direct relevance to the legal profession.

For his legal practice, Mr. Shapiro focuses on complex business litigation, class actions representing both plaintiffs and defendants, international law, white collar defense, SEC enforcement, and Foreign Corrupt Practice litigation. His corporate clients include multinational companies, major hotels, sports figures, entertainers, and celebrities. 

He is admitted to all state and federal courts in California, and has been admitted pro hac vice in many state and federal courts including those of Nevada, Massachusetts, New York, Arizona, Washington D.C., and Oregon.

About The American Bar Foundation
The ABF is among the world's leading research institutes for the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law. An independent, nonprofit organization for nearly 70 years, the ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.

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