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Latham & Watkins LLP

555 ELEVENTH STREET, NW, SUITE 1000, WASHINGTON DC 20004-1304, USA
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Work +1 202 637 2200
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Fax +1 202 637 2201
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www.lw.com

Edward J. Shapiro

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Work +1.202.637.2273
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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Ed Shapiro is an experienced litigator of a wide variety of matters, with particular experience in complex civil litigation and in the conduct and defense of investigations into allegations of complex fraud or other wrongful business conduct. Mr. Shapiro has deep courtroom experience, having been lead trial counsel in dozens of forums (including state and federal courts in each of New York, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Minnesota, as well as administrative courts and arbitral forums such as the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the NASD and the International Chamber of Commerce). He has represented clients across a broad spectrum of subject matters, including securities fraud, procurement fraud, corporate governance disputes and commercial contract and tort disputes.

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Partner

Career

https://www.lw.com/people/edward-shapiro


United States: Dispute resolution

International trade

Within: International trade

Co-headed by Les Carnegie, William McGlone and Sarah Nappi, Latham & Watkins LLP’s 13-partner team provides ‘helpful and responsive’ trade compliance advice to an impressive cadre of clients including The Carlyle Group, Osram and United Technologies. Carnegie has ‘in-depth knowledge of export matters’ and alongside McGlone represents the International Committee of the Red Cross on its compliance obligations under US sanctions and US export controls - work which includes advising on how to deliver swift assistance to persons caught up in conflict zones including Syria, Sudan, and Crimea. Edward Shapiro assists both US target businesses and foreign acquirers with securing national security approval for their transactions; he recently acted for Germany-based global lighting manufacturer Osram in obtaining CFIUS clearance for its €400m sale of the Ledvance business to a consortium including China-based Yiwu Harmony Core Investment partnership and MLS. ‘Very knowledgeable’ counsel Jarrett Taubman also regularly handles CFIUS matters.

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