Admitted

  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court Western District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • B.C.L., Oxford University, Balliol College (with distinction), 2003
  • J.D., Harvard Law School (cum laude), 1988
  • B.A., Pomona College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), 1975

Professional Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Broome County Bar Association

Publications

"Who Pays the Auditor Calls the Tune?: Auditing Regulation and Clients' Incentives," 35 Seton Hall Law Review 1029 (June 2005)
"Legal Causation and the Desert Traveler," in John Arthur and William H. Shaw, eds., Readings in the Philosophy of Law, 4th Edition (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2004).

Amy Shapiro

Special Counsel

700 Security Mutual Building 80 Exchange Street
Binghamton, NY13901

Phone: 607-231-6741

Amy Shapiro is a member of Hinman, Howard and Kattell’s Commercial Litigation, Business and Appellate practice groups. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on motion practice and appeals.

Ms. Shapiro is also active in estate litigation, bankruptcy, and transactional work. Among her reported decisions are Miller v. Am. Capital, Ltd. (In re Newstarcom Holdings, Inc.), 547 B.R. 106 (Bankr. D. Del. 2016); Matter of Abraham XX., 11 N.Y.3d 429 (2008); Matter of Stafford, 111 A.D.3d 1216 (3d Dept. 2013); Kamp v Fiumera, 69 A.D.3d 1168 (3d Dept. 2010).

Ms. Shapiro, a former journalist in Los Angeles, Denver, and Lima, Peru, served as attorney advisor to Commissioner Terry Calvani, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, before joining Hinman, Howard & Kattell in 1990.

She has also taught extensively, teaching classes at Cornell Law School (secured transactions), Syracuse University College of Law (civil procedure and commercial law), Binghamton University, and the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, where she was a visiting fellow.

Ms. Shapiro is chair of the Board of Directors of VINES (Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments, Inc.), which runs community gardens and the urban farm in the City of Binghamton. She was the founding president of the West Side Neighborhood Association and served previously as Treasurer of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and as President and Treasurer of the Broome County Arts Council.

Admitted

  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court Western District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • B.C.L., Oxford University, Balliol College (with distinction), 2003
  • J.D., Harvard Law School (cum laude), 1988
  • B.A., Pomona College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), 1975

Professional Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Broome County Bar Association

Publications

"Who Pays the Auditor Calls the Tune?: Auditing Regulation and Clients' Incentives," 35 Seton Hall Law Review 1029 (June 2005)
"Legal Causation and the Desert Traveler," in John Arthur and William H. Shaw, eds., Readings in the Philosophy of Law, 4th Edition (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2004).

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