Bram Shapiro

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Corporate Partner at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Elected September 2018

Bram Shapiro is a corporate partner in the Boston office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C., one of Boston's preeminent law firms. Bram's practice focuses heavily on mergers and acquisitions. He is also a trusted advisor to his clients on strategic, legal and business issues, including matters involving avoidance and resolution of business disputes, financings, employment issues, real estate, joint ventures, contracts and litigation. Prior to becoming an attorney, Bram worked in the aerospace industry in California and in his family's shoe business in Boston.

In addition to his legal work, Shapiro has also served as a Board member for Jewish Vocational Service, as a Trustee at the Rashi School and as a Trustee at Temple Israel of Boston, where he co-chaired the Temple's nominating committee and was a member of the Temple's search committee for its Senior Rabbi. He is currently a member of the Board of Overseers of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Through his election to the Board of Trustees at Brandeis, Shapiro continues his family's robust legacy of service to the University.

His grandfather, Abraham Shapiro, was a founding Brandeis Trustee in the 1940s. His late father, Robert Shapiro '52, was a member of Brandeis' first graduating class, served as a Brandeis Trustee, and supported a number of initiatives, including as chair of the Annual Alumni Fund and overseeing the construction of the Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex. His mother, Valya Shapiro '61, was a Wien International Scholar, is a University Fellow and is a longtime member of the National Board for Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. The Robert and Valya Shapiro Fund for Eastern European and Sephardic Jewish Studies was named for both his parents.

Shapiro holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and completed his undergraduate work at Vassar College.