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Robert Shapiro

Robert Shapiro

Rob Shapiro is a trial lawyer and experienced litigator at Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg, LLP in Chicago. With more than 40 years of experience in Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Intellectual Property, Rob is one of the top rated litigation attorneys in the Chicago area. He handles commercial disputes in trial and appellate courts, ADR forums, and administrative and governmental proceedings nationwide and abroad.

Rob has been an Associate Editor of Litigation, the journal of the Section of Litigation of the ABA, for 33 years and has authored the quarterly column “Advance Sheet” since 2000, becoming one of the most published authors in the journal’s history. He is also an adjunct professor of philosophy at Saint Xavier University in Chicago and St Bonaventure University in New York.

Rob appears regularly on local television in Chicago as a commentator on a range of international, political, and legal topics and am the host of a weekly radio show on classical music on WXAV, Saint Xavier’s student radio station.

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November 15, 2022

Do Lawyers Ever Agree? Tips on Meet and Confer Conferences

Many areas of the law require attorneys to meet and confer, meaning lawyers must communicate the basis for their disagreement on a legal issue and make a meaningful attempt to reach a...