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David C. Shapiro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Scottsdale, AZ

David Shapiro Law, PLLC
5725 N. Scottsdale Road, Ste C-110
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Phone: 480-571-3979
Fax: 480-717-3721
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Arizona Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

David C. Shapiro is the founder of his own law firm located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Providing dedicated representation to clients throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, he focuses his practice exclusively on plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death litigation, assisting people who have suffered losses due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that Mr. Shapiro has handled have involved surgical errors and other forms of medical malpractice, defective products, burn injuries, premises liability and motor vehicle accidents. Throughout his career, Mr. Shapiro has been instrumental in obtaining numerous multimillion-dollar settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients.

A Scottsdale native, Mr. Shapiro attended The University of Arizona as an undergraduate, receiving a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 2007. He also obtained a certificate in entrepreneurship from the school's McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship. Mr. Shapiro then went on to attend the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where he participated in its criminal practice clinic and served clerkships with judges on the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2010. Admitted to practice before all Arizona state courts, Mr. Shapiro is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

In order to stay abreast of current developments in wrongful death and personal injury litigation, Mr. Shapiro is an active participant in several professional organizations. His memberships include the Arizona Association for Justice, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Attorneys Information Exchange Group. He is also active in his community, donating his time to Little Pink Houses of Hope, a nonprofit organization that provides free week-long retreats to breast cancer patients and their families.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Malpractice


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About David C. Shapiro

First Admitted: 2010, Arizona

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Educational Background

  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, With Honors and Obtained Minor Certificate in Entrepreneurship, McGuire Centre for Entrepreneurship

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Torts - Seminar/Presentation, Phoenix School of Law

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Usher's 1F , 2016 - Present
  • Little Pink Houses of Hope, 2017 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Arizona, 2010
  • Arizona Association for Justice, Member, 2011 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Member, 2011 - Present
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2010
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2011 - Present


  • 10 Best Attorneys Award - AZ, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2017
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys, America's Top 100 Attorneys, 2018
  • Lead Counsel Rated, LawInfo, 2018
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity
  • Top 10 Attorney Award, National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2018
  • Outstanding Young Lawyers In The Southwest Award, American Registry, 2018
  • Rising Stars, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2018


  • Mendoza v. City of Peoria , Mendoza v. City of Peoria, 670 F. App'x 604, (Mem) (9th Circuit Court of Appeals)
  • $250,000 - Personal injury - motor vehicle collision - policy limits, 2018
  • $250,000.00 - Motor Vehicle Collision, 2018
  • $200,000 - Motor Vehicle Collision - Policy Limits, 2018
  • Gonzalez v. MAT Constr., Inc., No. 1 CA-CV 16-0064, 2017 WL 4543638, at *1 (Ariz. Ct. App. Oct. 12, 2017)
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Office Location for David C. Shapiro

5725 N. Scottsdale Road
Ste C-110
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Phone: 480-571-3979

Fax: 480-717-3721

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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