Stephen B. Shapiro

Stephen B. Shapiro


Holland & Knight LLP

Recognized since 2013

Washington, District of Columbia

Practice Areas

Construction Law

Litigation - Construction

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Construction
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Stephen B. Shapiro focuses on the practice of construction law, public contracts and commercial litigation. Building on his experience representing contractors, public and private owners, architects, engineers and construction managers, he has developed extensive legal experience in all aspects of government and commercial contracts, construction procurement, contract administration, bid protests, claims, dispute resolution and litigation, regulatory compliance and subcontractor, supplier and surety relations. Mr. Shapiro also has significant experience with legal issues arising from building defects and mold.

Mr. Shapiro is the Practice Group Leader of Holland & Knight's firm-wide Construction Industry Practice Group. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Associated General Contractors of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and is a frequent speaker on topics that are relevant to the construction industry. He also has published numerous professional articles and contributed to several industry text books.

Location

  • 800 Seventeenth Street N.W., Suite 1100
    Washington, DC 20006

Education

  • University of Maryland, BA

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, Virginia State Bar
  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar

Affiliations

  • AGC of Metropolitan Washington, Board of Directors - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Associated General Contractors of America, Federal Acquisition Committee - Chair
  • Consulting Constructors' Council of America - Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association - Member
  • New York Bar Association - Member
  • Virginia Bar Association - Member
  • Washington Building Congress - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Construction

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Construction, Washington, D.C. (2020)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Who's Who Legal – The International Who's Who of Construction Lawyers, 2013
  • Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers magazine, 2011-2013
  • The Legal 500 USA, Construction Litigation, 2010-2012
  • Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Construction Law, 2006-2013
  • Guide to the World's Leading Construction Lawyers, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2013

Other Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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