Daniel E. Shapiro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Garden City, NY

Jaspan Schlesinger LLP
 | 300 Garden City Plaza, 5th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-746-8000
Fax: 516-393-8282
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (60%),
  • Appellate (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Daniel E. Shapiro is a partner at Jaspan Schlesinger, LLP, where he focuses his practice on complex civil litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. Based in Garden City on Long Island, he provides representation to clients throughout the greater New York City metropolitan area. Admitted to practice before all New York state courts, Mr. Shapiro is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Mr. Shapiro has significant experience in providing defense representation to clients who are parties to lawsuits involving partner and shareholder disputes, labor and employment cases, commercial real estate, dissolutions and bank transactions. He also assists governmental agencies who have been accused of civil rights violations under Section 1983 and other federal statutes. Mr. Shapiro has been able to obtain positive results in many of these matters, whether through dismissals, jury verdicts or the negotiation of favorable settlement agreements.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Shapiro attended the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, where he majored in political science and was a summer intern for former Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton before receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 2005. He then went on to pursue his legal education at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. While he was there, Mr. Shapiro served on the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal and participated in the Robert F. Wagner Labor and Employment Law Competition before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2008. He also was a summer intern for a judge on the Queens County Supreme Court, Civil Term. Mr. Shapiro has been with Jaspan Schlesinger, LLP, for his entire career.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

General Litigation (60%): Litigation

Appellate (20%): Appeals

Business Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Litigation, Appeals


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Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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About Daniel Shapiro

Admitted: 2009, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.jaspanllp.com/attorney-profile/53/Daniel-Shapiro


  • Jaspan Schlesinger Defeats Suit by Client’s Former Employee
  • Achieved Dean's List Status at Hoftsra Law School; Selected as Member of Hofstra Law School Moot Court Association ('07-'08); Selected as Member of Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal ('07-'08); Represented Hofstra Law School at the Robert F. Wagner Labor and Employment Moot Court Competition ('08)  
  • New York Metro area Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2014, 2015, and 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York 
  • I am a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations.    

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • A detailed discussion of attorney and law firm obligations under the expansive HIPAA laws and regulations.   , Author, Lawyers' Obligations Under HIPAA, Nassau Lawyer, Vol. 63, No. 10, 2014
  • Jaspan Schlesinger Defeats Challenge to Withdrawal of Village Officials’ Defense and Indemnification
  • Jaspan Schlesinger LLP Wins Dismissal of Case Against Riverhead Town Attorney
  • Jaspan Schlesinger Defeats Appeal Challenging Withdrawal of Defense and Indemnification
  • Jaspan Schlesinger Promotes Three to Partner
  • Four Partners Elevated to Members of the Firm
  • Jaspan Schlesinger LLP Wins Dismissal of Case Brought By Employer Against Former Employees
  • The Tension between the Affordable Care Act and EMTALA and its Potential Legal Implications
  • Discussion and anaylsis of hostile work environment claims given the mass expansion of electronic communications inside and outside the workpalce, Co-Author, Defending Hostile Work Environment Claims in the Digital Age, New York Law Journal, 2015


  • Martin v. Southern Container Corp., 92 A.D.3d 647 (2d Dep't 2012); Riverhead Park Corp. v. Cardinale, 881 F. Supp. 2d 376 (E.D.N.Y. 2012); Matter of Lancaster v. Inc. Village of Freeport, 92 A.D. 3d 885 (2d Dep't 2010) aff'd 22 N.Y. 3d 30 (2013); Kiernan v. Hermes Int'l, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75510 (E.D.N.Y. Aug. 3, 2009); Spodek v. Neiss, 86 A.D.3d 561 (2d Dep't 2011);  Romanelli v. Disilvio, 2011 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 3768 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., June 30, 2011)  

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Intern to Hon. Marguerite A. Grays, New York State Supreme Court Justice, 2006    

Educational Background:

  • Johns Hopkins University - B.A. 2008, Political Science
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Office Location for Daniel E. Shapiro

300 Garden City Plaza
5th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-746-8000

Fax: 516-393-8282

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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