• California Bar
  • Northern District of California


Stanford Law School, J.D. (2009)

Harvard University, M.P.P. (2003)

University of Roceshter, B.A. (2000)


  • Clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Samuel Conti of the Northern District of California

Adam M. Shapiro is an Associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP, where he focuses on false claims act litigation, consumer protection, class actions, and other complex civil litigation.

Before joining Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, Mr. Shapiro was a Senior Staff Attorney for the California Court of Appeal and a clerk for the Honorable Samuel Conti at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, where he worked on a wide variety of civil, criminal, and family law matters.  Mr. Shapiro also practiced law in San Francisco, handling securities and derivative cases.

Mr. Shapiro is a graduate of Stanford Law School.  He was an article’s editor at the Stanford Environmental Law Review, practiced in Stanford’s Environmental Law Clinic, and volunteered at the school’s domestic violence clinic.  Prior to law school, Mr. Shapiro worked as a policy analyst and management consultant in Washington, D.C.  He also earned a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University, and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rochester.