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Jonathan Shapiro

5 out of 5

Former Federal Prosecutor and Law Professor; TV Writer & Producer, Known for "The Blacklist" and "Goliath"

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 Jonathan Shapiro Biography

Jonathan Shapiro has spent the last 17 years writing and producing some of television’s most iconic shows, including The Blacklist, The Practice, Life, Boston Legal and The Firm. A Peabody, and Humanitas Awards winner, he and David E. Kelley are the creators and executive producers of the Goliath, a legal thriller on Amazon Prime, and the winner of the 2017 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama, Billy Bob Thornton. Goliath’s second season will be available in October 2017. In 2014, Shapiro wrote and produced his first film. Narrated by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Fair and Free was made with support from the National Association of Women Judges. It received an Emmy Award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter.

Shapiro is the author of two recent books: the memoir Liars, Lawyers, and the Art of Storytelling and the novel Deadly Force. The first in a trilogy of legal thrillers about federal prosecutor Lizzie Scott, the book has been optioned for television. Prior to becoming a full-time writer and producer, Shapiro spent a decade trying cases as a federal prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, and as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Central District of California. Los Angeles. His work included a temporary detail as Special Assistant to U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno for the Congressional hearings into the handling of the Branch Davidian case in Waco, Texas. For seven years, Shapiro was an adjunct law professor at Loyola Law School and the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. He was appointed by Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court Ronald George to serve on the CJA’s Commission on Impartial Courts, as well as the state’s Bench, Bar and Media Committee. Shapiro was appointed by the California State Senate to two four-year terms as a member and chairman of the California Commission on Government Economy and Efficiency. He is also the founder and director of the Public Counsel Emergency for Torture Victims.

A graduate of Harvard University and a Rhodes Scholar at Oriel College, Oxford University, Shapiro received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He is married to television writer/producer Betsy Borns (Roseanne, Friends, All of Us). They have three children: Abraham and Sarah, freshman at Indiana University, and Ezekiel, a high school sophomore

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Books
Deadly Force: A Lizzie Scott Novel

Deadly Force: A Lizzie Scott Novel

Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling: Using Stories to Advocate, Influence, and Persuade

Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling: Using Stories to Advocate, Influence, and Persuade

Speaking Topics
  • Success Through Audience

  • The Art of Storytelling

  • Presenting a Power of Narrative to Change Minds and Lives

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Jonathan Shapiro

5 out of 5

Former Federal Prosecutor and Law Professor; TV Writer & Producer, Known for "The Blacklist" and "Goliath"

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Jonathan Shapiro Biography

Jonathan Shapiro has spent the last 17 years writing and producing some of television’s most iconic shows, including The Blacklist, The Practice, Life, Boston Legal and The Firm. A Peabody, and Humanitas Awards winner, he and David E. Kelley are the creators and executive producers of the Goliath, a legal thriller on Amazon Prime, and the winner of the 2017 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama, Billy Bob Thornton. Goliath’s second season will be available in October 2017. In 2014, Shapiro wrote and produced his first film. Narrated by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Fair and Free was made with support from the National Association of Women Judges. It received an Emmy Award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter.

Shapiro is the author of two recent books: the memoir Liars, Lawyers, and the Art of Storytelling and the novel Deadly Force. The first in a trilogy of legal thrillers about federal prosecutor Lizzie Scott, the book has been optioned for television. Prior to becoming a full-time writer and producer, Shapiro spent a decade trying cases as a federal prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, and as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Central District of California. Los Angeles. His work included a temporary detail as Special Assistant to U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno for the Congressional hearings into the handling of the Branch Davidian case in Waco, Texas. For seven years, Shapiro was an adjunct law professor at Loyola Law School and the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. He was appointed by Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court Ronald George to serve on the CJA’s Commission on Impartial Courts, as well as the state’s Bench, Bar and Media Committee. Shapiro was appointed by the California State Senate to two four-year terms as a member and chairman of the California Commission on Government Economy and Efficiency. He is also the founder and director of the Public Counsel Emergency for Torture Victims.

A graduate of Harvard University and a Rhodes Scholar at Oriel College, Oxford University, Shapiro received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He is married to television writer/producer Betsy Borns (Roseanne, Friends, All of Us). They have three children: Abraham and Sarah, freshman at Indiana University, and Ezekiel, a high school sophomore

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Jonathan Shapiro Speaking Topics

  • Success Through Audience

  • The Art of Storytelling

  • Presenting a Power of Narrative to Change Minds and Lives

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  • How to book Jonathan Shapiro?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jonathan Shapiro for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jonathan Shapiro, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jonathan Shapiro or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jonathan Shapiro?

    Booking fees for Jonathan Shapiro, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jonathan Shapiro, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jonathan Shapiro?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jonathan Shapiro for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jonathan Shapiro for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jonathan Shapiro or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jonathan Shapiro or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jonathan Shapiro is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jonathan Shapiro for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Jonathan Shapiro generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Linda Hirshman, Dean Strang, Fred D. Gray, Ben Stein and Judge Glenda Hatchett. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jonathan Shapiro for an upcoming event.

Jonathan Shapiro Speaking Topics

  • Success Through Audience

  • The Art of Storytelling

  • Presenting a Power of Narrative to Change Minds and Lives

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