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Michael J. Shapiro

Michael J. Shapiro, American lawyer, developer, composer, writer. Henry Evans Traveling fellow, 1973; Martha Baird Rockefeller grantee, 1976, 86; recipient American Society of Composers awards, 1987-1992.

Background

  • Shapiro, Michael J. was born on February 1, 1951 in Brooklyn. Son of Sam and Jean (Moak) Shapiro.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Columbia College, 1973. Master of Music, Julliard School Music, 1975. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1978.

    Career

    • Associate Kurzman Karelsen & Frank, New York City, 1979-1983. Partner Finley Kumble Wagner et al, 1983-1987, Serchuk Wolfe & Zelermyer, White Plains, New York, 1987-1989, Shereff, Friedman, Hoffman & Goodman, New York City, 1989-1998, Swidler, Berlin, Sherelt & Friedman, New York City, since 1998.

    Works

    Membership

    Trustee American Jewish Committee. Consultant United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Member New York State Bar Association (subcommittee on cooperatives and condos. since 1979), Association of Bar of City of New York, International Council Shopping Centers (New York state governor affairs chair), Congressional Contacts, Chappaqua Swim and Tennis Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Chamber music, summer sports.

    Connections

    • Married Theresa Vorgia, August 14, 1975. Children: Benjamin, Gregory, Nathaniel.
    • father: Sam Shapiro
    • mother: Jean (Moak) Shapiro
    • spouse: Theresa Vorgia
    • children: Benjamin Shapiro
    • Gregory Shapiro
    • Nathaniel Shapiro
    Michael J. Shapiro
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    Born February 1, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Columbia College
    • 1975
      Julliard School Music
    • 1978
      New York University
    • 1979 - 1983
      Associate, Kurzman Karelsen & Frank
    • 1983 - 1987
      partner, Finley Kumble Wagner et al
    • 1987 - 1989
      partner, Finley Kumble Wagner et al
      White Plains, New York, United States
    • 1989 - 1998
      partner, Finley Kumble Wagner et al
    • 1998
      partner, Finley Kumble Wagner et al
      Berlin, Germany, Germany