Jonathan A. Shapiro

Department Chair - Litigation (Palo Alto & San Francisco) Partner

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San Francisco

P: +1.415.291.6204
F: +1.415.291.6304

Jonathan Shapiro offers expertise in a range of securities matters, including class actions, securities fraud and concerns arising from M&A. One source considers him "a true trial lawyer," adding: "He is as smart, polished and persuasive as they come."

Chambers USA 2019

Jonathan's practice is focused on the defense of business and securities litigation and government enforcement actions. He has litigated class actions, challenges to corporate transactions and governance, and other matters regarding allegations of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, including jury and bench trials.

Jonathan's clients include public and financial services companies, officers and directors, and investment bankers. He also serves as counsel defending and conducting internal investigations to those subject to enforcement action under the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, FINRA, and other government agencies and self-regulatory organizations.

Jonathan served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Joseph A. DiClerico, Jr., Chief Judge, for the United States District Court – District of New Hampshire from 1994 to 1996.

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