Philip A. Shapiro ‘85

Philip A. Shapiro
Philip Shapiro ‘85

Philip A. Shapiro was born in Chicago, Illinois. He enlisted in the Marine Corps after high school. After active duty, he went to Southern Illinois University for his undergraduate degree. Immediately after graduation, Phil was commissioned as a Special Agent in the U.S. Secret Service. He then went on to graduate school at National University and received his MBA degree. Graduating from TJSL (Western State) in 1985, he was the Law Review Co-Editor. Phil has been in partnerships and solo practice since 1988. In 1998, he was awarded the "AV Preeminent" rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He received the TJSL Alumni of the Year Award in 2006. He has been a member of the Alumni Board of Directors since 1999 and served as President in 2004-5.

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law faculty is highly prolific in the field of legal scholarship and our professors are in demand as speakers and panelists at legal events in the U.S. and abroad.


Renee Galente '08, Philip Shapiro '85, and Jeremy Evans '11 appointed to the Sol

Renee Galente '08, Philip Shapiro '85, and Jeremy Evans '11 appointed to Solo & Small Firm Executive Committee for State Bar of California

August 3, 2015

Former Alumni Association President, Renee Galente '08, current Alumni Association Secretary and past President, Philip Shapiro '85, and current...

Newly Formed Student Legacy Foundation Supports Students During Finals

May 11, 2015

“Free coffee? Ya, I love it,” said Rebecca Orloff, 3L while grabbing her coffee and snacks, provided by the newly formed Student Legacy...

An Evening at Petco Park with Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity

September 25, 2014

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, members of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity joined together for a fraternity social event which was held at PETCO...