Lauren Koblitz Shapiro

Partner

  • location icon San Francisco, CA
    333 Bush Street
    Suite 1100
    San Francisco, CA 94104

Lauren Shapiro is a partner in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Ms. Shapiro is experienced in defending a wide range of business entities in both state and federal court. Recently, Ms. Shapiro has devoted a significant portion of her practice to defending and advising technology companies in the ridesharing and crowdsourcing industries in cases involving automobile accidents and catastrophic injuries.

Ms. Shapiro regularly handles significant personal injury matters including wrongful death, quadriplegia, amputation and traumatic brain injury. Ms. Shapiro also has extensive experience in litigating complex multi-party actions, automobile/trucking accidents, premises liability claims, products liability claims, toxic tort claims, and construction site accidents. She is also frequently called upon to defend national hospitality entities, retailers, colleges, and universities.

Ms. Shapiro is a trial lawyer. She has worked on cases through all phases of litigation including jury trials on both the state and federal levels and has participated in all forms of alternative dispute resolution. She frequently arbitrates and mediates cases with successful results. Additionally, Ms. Shapiro is often called upon to provide comprehensive analysis of pre-litigation incidents and evaluation for potential risk.

Related News & Publications

Representative Cases

Published Decisions

Ms. Shapiro prevailed on a motion for partial summary judgment in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California as to plaintiffs’ cause of action for negligent infliction of emotional distress in a multi-million dollar toxic mold case. The published decision was filed on March 23, 2016. (Granger v. Lowe’s Home Ctrs., LLC, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38096.)

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Admissions

California

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

United States District Court for the Eastern District of California

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Awards & Honors

Super Lawyers – Rising Star, 2018

Education

Suffolk University Law School

Juris Doctor, 2005

  • National Moot Court Team

The George Washington University

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, 2002

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