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Scott M. Shapiro is a partner in the firm’s Construction Litigation, Commercial Litigation and General Liability, Tort and Insurance Defense departments. His practice includes claims involving the New York State Labor Law, general construction litigation, breach of contract and property damage, mass toxic and environmental torts, products liability, and construction defects. Scott also works extensively in insurance coverage litigation.

Scott predominately practices in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey. His clients include general contractors, construction companies, building owners, and developers. Scott also devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing architects, engineers, contractors, surveyors, and other design professionals in professional liability matters.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Defense of Labor Law Claims
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Construction Defect
  • General Insurance Defense Litigation

Practice Areas



  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • J.D., New York Law School, cum laude, 2003
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2000

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

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