Marc L. Shapiro
Marc L. Shapiro, Esq. is the founder of The Law Offices of Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. With 29 years of experience, Marc L. Shapiro Esq. has served SWFL with integrity, passion, and a commitment to his clients.
Marc practices primarily in the areas of Plaintiff’s personal injury and wrongful death cases, complex commercial real estate litigation, title insurance disputes, foreclosure defense, mortgage law, bank workouts, short sales and commercial and residential landlord tenant disputes. Marc also represents and advises real estate investors and entrepreneurs in their transactional dealings including real estate closings, entity structuring and planning for both tax purposes and asset protection. Marc has been cited in local media on various legal topics and he has appeared on local news stations. Marc also makes frequent appearances on the legal eagle section of the radio show “Real Estate Best Buys”.
Marc frequently delivers seminar presentations and is often asked to speak to groups including several real estate investor groups on various real estate and legal topics. View Marc’s complete bio.
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SWFL Choice Award – Each year the Southwest Florida Choice Awards gives the community the chance to vote for their favorite local businesses and organizations. The Law Offices of Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. have received this award for the last three consecutive years.
Nation’s Top One Percent – recognized as one of the Nation’s Top One Percent (1%) in the legal profession by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). The mission of this organization is to acknowledge attorneys that achieve the highest standards of legal excellence and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. Recipients are vetted by a research team, selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys from neutral organizations and approved by a judicial review board.
Top 100 Trial Lawyers – recognized by The National Trial Lawyers. The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. This national organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy training and the highest quality educational programs for trial lawyers.
AVVO – Perfect 10 “SUPERB” rating – AVVO awarded Marc L. Shapiro with a “Superb” rating in both Personal Injury and Real Estate. AVVO starts by obtaining information from the State Bar Association and follows the attorney throughout their entire careers. A “Perfect 10” is a significant honor bestowed only on a small percentage of attorneys nationwide. An attorney with a “SUPERB” rating is recognized by clients, other attorneys and professionals and have all significantly contributed to this ranking of high standard.
#1 Best Selling Author – Mr. Shapiro co-authored the Amazon number one best seller “Business Leader Success”
Client’s Choice Award – received the Avvo Client’s Choice Award (2014 & 2015) in both the Personal Injury and Real Estate Categories. Thanks to career achievements, years of experience and recognition within the legal industry, Avvo rated Mr. Shapiro as Excellent.
Client Distinction Award – recipient of Client Distinction Award (2015). This award is based upon quality of service, overall value, responsiveness and communication ability. According to Martindale-Hubbell’s website less than 1% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed on Lawyers.com and Martindale.com earn this honor!
Highly rated in both legal ability and ethical standards – based on Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review. A high Peer Review Rating is earned through a strenuous process that is managed and monitored by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell.
Southwest Florida’s Lawyers of Distinction – Gulfshore Magazine (2006) recognized The Law Offices of Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. as one of Southwest Florida’s Lawyers of distinction. Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. was one of only eight law firms to be recognized.
Local Media Authority – Several local media outlets including the Naples Daily News have Cited Mr. Shapiro as a legal authority on various legal topics. Mr. Shapiro has also made appearances on several local news stations.
Who’s Who – received inclusion into the Stratmore’s Who’s Who Registry (2013). Acceptance is granted to individuals who have exemplified leadership and achievement in their occupation or profession.
Marc is currently or has in the past been a member of the following associations:
- The Florida Bar Association
- The Collier County Bar Association
- The United States District Court (Middle District of Florida)
- The American Bar Association
- American Inns of Court Foundation
- The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
- Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent (NADC)
Marc is very active in the community and volunteers as a participant in the following:
- Autism Speaks and several Autism awareness groups
- JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund)
- Marc has volunteered to serve as a judge for both the Collier County public schools Mock Trial competition and the Ava Maria Law School Moot court competition
- Board Member – Marc sits on the board of House of Gaia Community Learning Center