David P. Shapiro
(301) 654-0165 fax
David P. Shapiro is a member of the firm’s Commercial Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Health Law, Employment Law and Government Contracts practice groups. He has an extensive background representing individuals and business entities in a broad range of general business, commercial and complex transactional matters including stock and asset transfers and business mergers and acquisitions. His practice focuses on the structuring, restructuring, operation and sale of privately held businesses, business controversy resolution and the negotiation of employment relationships and separations. Mr. Shapiro regularly counsels individuals and business entities in health care business operations and transactions, including the representation of private and hospital-based physician groups, and in matters pertaining to the development, licensing and transfer of assets and technology for both high-technology and bio-technology companies. He also frequently represents business entities in commercial leasing and construction projects, including those that involve government contract review and negotiation.
Chairman of the Business Law Section of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Mr. Shapiro is a frequent lecturer on business operations and planning, employment law and technology topics. He is a life-long resident of Montgomery County, with strong ties throughout the local business community.
Mr. Shapiro received his B.A. from the University of Maryland and earned his J.D. at Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law where he was awarded The Extra Mile Award for outstanding service and contributions to the community. He is licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
J.D., The Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, 1997
B.A., University of Maryland at College Park, 1994
“Going Bare – A Practical Approach [to Physicians Electing to Practice without Malpractice Insurance],” a presentation for the Washington Metropolitan Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society, Washington, D.C., 2005.
“What You Need to Know About Running a Healthcare Business: From Employee Interviews to HIPAA and Beyond,” a Break-Out Presentation for the Medical Group Management Association Regional Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 2004.
“Business Operations in a Medical Practice,” a presentation for the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Medical Group Management Association, Washington, D.C., 2002.
“The Employment Law Series: Issues in Wage/Hour Law,” Washington, D.C., 2001.
“E-Commerce Issues in the New Millennium,” Montgomery County, Maryland, 2000. Co-Author, “Business Plans for Medical Practices”