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Isaac Shapiro Recognized for Outstanding Work as a Lawyer

In addition to fulfilling his job's roles, Mr. Shapiro has written several works on the side

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Of counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP's New York office, Mr. Shapiro has shown remarkable work in his field for decades.

    NEW YORK, NY, October 19, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Isaac Shapiro has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Of counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP's New York office, Mr. Shapiro has shown remarkable work in his field for decades. He has previously worked out of the firm's Paris and Hong Kong locations, in addition to holding the role of partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP for 20 years.

Shortly after immigrating to the United States in 1946, Mr. Shapiro served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. From there, his educational career began. Mr. Shapiro earned a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from Columbia University. In 1957, he completed postgraduate work at the University of Paris. He earned his admission to the New York State Bar that same year. Soon after, he was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as courts in Paris.

Mr. Shapiro stands as a member with the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Japan Society in New York, The Nippon Club, the Century Association, the Cercle de l'Union Interalliee and the Royal Automobile Club. Educating others in his profession, he has lectured in Soviet law. He has also been an adjunct associate professor at New York University, as well as an adjunct professor and director of Russian legal studies at Columbia Law School.

Mr. Shapiro has been featured in Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in the East and Who's Who in the World. He values his community and is on the board of advisors of Trust for Mutual Understanding. Further, Mr. Shapiro is a trustee emeritus of the National Humanities Center and a life trustee of the Asian Cultural Council. He has received several awards for his work, including being named a Fulbright Scholar and receiving the Order of the Rising Sun decoration from the Emperor of Japan.

In addition to his work as a lawyer, Mr. Shapiro has authored several works. These include "The Soviet Legal System" (with John Newbold Hazard and Peter B. Maggs), "Japan: The Risen Sun" (written in Japanese) and "Edokko: Growing Up a Foreigner in Wartime Japan." He has also been the editor of "The Middle East Crisis: Prospects for Peace" and contributes articles to professional journals. Despite his many decades in the field, Mr. Shapiro doesn't seem to be retiring anytime soon and will surely continue providing high-quality legal services.

About Marquis Who's Who :
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis now publishes many Who's Who titles, including Who's Who in America , Who's Who in the World , Who's Who in American Law , Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare , Who's Who in Science and Engineering , and Who's Who in Asia . Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at

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