David I. Shapiro

Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

David I. Shapiro

David I. Shapiro

Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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David I. Shapiro is a tax partner resident in Fried Frank's New York office and co-chair of the Firm's Tax Department. He joined the Firm in 1992 and became a partner in 2000.

Mr. Shapiro's practice spans numerous types of tax issues, including in the areas of fund formation and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly represents leading fund sponsors in fund formation, including funds and funds-of-funds with a focus on equity, mezzanine debt, senior loans, distressed debt and real estate, and also focuses on M&A and other corporate transactions, frequently for fund clients.

Mr. Shapiro has also regularly represented public and private companies in a variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, as well as in public and private debt and equity financing transactions. Clients include Bain, BlackRock, Brookfield, Fortress Investment Group, Goldman Sachs & Co., HPS Investment Partners, KKR, and Neuberger Berman, among others.

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Education
JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Class of 1992

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

AB, magna cum laude, with Distinction in All Subjects
Class of 1989

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

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The Columbia Law Review is one of the world’s leading publications of legal scholarship. Founded in 1901, the Review is an independent nonprofit corporation that produces a law journal edited and published entirely by students at Columbia Law School. It is one of a handful of student-edited law journals in the nation that publish eight issues a year. The Review is one of the most widely distributed and cited law reviews in the country. It receives about 2,000 submissions per year and selects approximately 20–25 manuscripts for publication annually, in addition to student Notes. In 2008, the Review expanded its audience with the launch of Sidebar, an online supplement to the Review. By bringing together a diverse group of legal scholars, practitioners, community leaders, and judges, Sidebar provides an important, emerging forum for the discussion of pressing legal issues.

Career History
Partner
1992 - Current

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP provides legal services. Its clients include Bank of America, Dow Jones and Northrop Grumman. The company has offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Shanghai, and Washington. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP (Private Equity) purchase Aptos, Inc. from Apax Partners Ltd.

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Neuberger Berman Group LLC purchases Almanac Realty Investors LLC

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OMERS Administration Corp., OMERS Private Equity Inc. purchase The Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. from Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Centerbridge Partners LP

Awards & Honors
Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Tax
The Legal 500 United States - Investment Fund Formation - Alternative/Hedge Funds
The Legal 500 United States - Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Equity Funds
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