Adam Shapiro is an attorney at BraunHagey & Borden.  Adam maintains a broad-based litigation practice with particular experience in complex commercial disputes, whistleblower actions, and appellate matters. 

Adam has defended and prosecuted a variety of civil actions involving the False Claims Act, unfair competition, antitrust, labor and employment, fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, inverse condemnation, and elder abuse.  Adam recently represented whistleblowers in multi-million dollar disputes against healthcare and energy companies, shareholders in complex investor disputes, consumers in a variety of class actions, and farmers and homeowners injured by flooding.  He has also successfully briefed and argued a number of appellate matters.  Adam regularly represents clients in federal court, state court, and mediation sessions.

Before joining BraunHagey, Adam worked for plaintiffs- and defense-side litigation firms.  Adam also clerked for the Honorable Samuel Conti at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and worked as a staff attorney at the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District.


Adam lives in San Francisco. On the weekends, you can find him riding his road bike up and down hills and mountains around the Bay Area.  Adam also enjoys swimming, rock climbing, and baking.

For more information about Adam’s representative cases and experience, please contact the firm.


Law School
Stanford Law School; J.D.

M.P.P, Harvard University

B.A., University of Rochester

Law Clerk to the Hon. Samuel Conti of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California 

Member of the State Bar of California; Admitted in the Northern District, Central District, and Eastern District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals