Shapiro Arato is a premier litigation boutique in New York City. We represent institutions and individuals in high-stakes criminal and regulatory enforcement matters. We also handle a wide variety of civil litigation, with a special focus on media and entertainment. Our lawyers have decades of experience as trial lawyers and appellate advocates, and a proven track record of success. Our founding partners include a former U.S. Supreme Court clerk who was also a federal prosecutor and a nationally recognized intellectual property litigator. We approach our cases with intellectual rigor, creative thinking, and vigorous advocacy.