J. Ben Shapiro

J. Ben Shapiro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
 | 3414 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 678-406-8709
Fax: 404-221-6501
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1966
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (30%)
Attorney Profile

Ben Shapiro received his undergraduate degree from Emory University in 1964 and his law degree from Emory Law School in 1967, where he was Associate Editor of the Law Review.

Mr. Shapiro attended United States Naval Justice School and served in the Judge Advocate General Corps in the Naval Reserve.

Ben Shapiro is senior counsel at Baker Donelson in Atlanta.  He represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals in construction disputes in state and federal courts, arbitration and mediation.

Shapiro is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the District of Columbia Bar, and the United States Court of Federal Claims.  Mr. Shapiro was selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer in 2004 -- 2013.  He is Past Chair of the Construction Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.  He is a member of the American College of Construction Lawyers.  He is a co-founder of Georgia Legal Services Program, the state-wide legal service system in Georgia.  He served as a Trustee of Emory University from 1990 to 1996.

White Papers

  • Termination for Convenience (2012) - Damages recoverable when contractor is terminated for convenience.

  • Certificates and Credentials

    About Ben Shapiro

    Admitted: 1966, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: http://www.bakerdonelson.com/ben-shapiro/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member: Atlanta and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia.

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Past President, Georgia Legal Services Program

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Obtained summary judgment against a real estate developer for $1,140,000 plus interest and attorney's fee., 2013

    Educational Background:

    • Naval Justice School  , 1968
    • Ben Shapiro received his undergraduate degree from Emory University in 1964 and his law degree from Emory Law School in 1967, where he was Associate Editor of the Law Review.

    Industry Groups

    • American Subcontractors Association
    • Associated Builders And Contractors Of Georgia
    • Construction Financial Managers Association
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    Office Location for J. Ben Shapiro

    3414 Peachtree Rd NE
    Suite 1500
    Atlanta, GA 30326

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    Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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