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Jonathan Shapiro

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

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Jonathan Shapiro Biography

For the past 22 years, Jonathan Shapiro has written and produced some of television’s most iconic legal drams, including HBO’s "The Undoing," Amazon Prime’s "Goliath," and NBC Peacock’s upcoming series, "The Missing." An Emmy and Huminatas Award winner, Shapiro’s other television credits include Peacock’s ’s "Mr. Mercedes," based on the Stephen King novels, NBC’s series "The Blacklist," FOX’s "Justice," NBC’s "Life," and the ABC series "Boston Legal," "The Practice," and "Big Sky."

His first play, "Sisters in Law," about the relationship between Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, premiered in 2019. After successful runs in Phoenix, Denver, and Los Angeles, it is scheduled to open on Broadway in 2023. He is the author of two books -- the novel "Deadly Force" (2015) and the memoir "Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling" (2014) -- and is an adjunct law professor at the UCLA School of Law.

Prior to becoming a writer, Shapiro practiced law for 12 years as an Honors Program Trial Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division, an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, and Of Counsel at Kirkland & Ellis. A graduate of the University of California Berkeley School of Law, he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Harvard University, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oriel College, Oxford University. He served as a Commissioner, and later Chairman, of the California Commission on Government Economy and Efficiency. He is the founder and president of the Public Counsel Emergency Fund for Torture Victims, which provides financial assistance to those pursuing political asylum.

Speaking Topics
  • LAWYERS, LIARS, AND THE ART OF STORYTELLING

    Storytelling is not a metaphor for advocacy. It is advocacy itself, the most effective, efficient way to convey information and to persuade. Drawing on his 32 years of experience practicing, teaching, and writing about the law, Shapiro shares practical techniques to improve your ability to communicate.

  • Presenting a Power of Narrative to Change Minds and Lives

  • The Art of Storytelling

  • Success Through Audience

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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

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    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 between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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.
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    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.
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Former Federal Prosecutor and Law Professor; TV Writer & Producer, Known for "The Blacklist" and "Goliath"

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Jonathan Shapiro Biography

For the past 22 years, Jonathan Shapiro has written and produced some of television’s most iconic legal drams, including HBO’s "The Undoing," Amazon Prime’s "Goliath," and NBC Peacock’s upcoming series, "The Missing." An Emmy and Huminatas Award winner, Shapiro’s other television credits include Peacock’s ’s "Mr. Mercedes," based on the Stephen King novels, NBC’s series "The Blacklist," FOX’s "Justice," NBC’s "Life," and the ABC series "Boston Legal," "The Practice," and "Big Sky."

His first play, "Sisters in Law," about the relationship between Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, premiered in 2019. After successful runs in Phoenix, Denver, and Los Angeles, it is scheduled to open on Broadway in 2023. He is the author of two books -- the novel "Deadly Force" (2015) and the memoir "Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling" (2014) -- and is an adjunct law professor at the UCLA School of Law.

Prior to becoming a writer, Shapiro practiced law for 12 years as an Honors Program Trial Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division, an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, and Of Counsel at Kirkland & Ellis. A graduate of the University of California Berkeley School of Law, he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Harvard University, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oriel College, Oxford University. He served as a Commissioner, and later Chairman, of the California Commission on Government Economy and Efficiency. He is the founder and president of the Public Counsel Emergency Fund for Torture Victims, which provides financial assistance to those pursuing political asylum.

Jonathan Shapiro Speaking Topics

  • LAWYERS, LIARS, AND THE ART OF STORYTELLING

    Storytelling is not a metaphor for advocacy. It is advocacy itself, the most effective, efficient way to convey information and to persuade. Drawing on his 32 years of experience practicing, teaching, and writing about the law, Shapiro shares practical techniques to improve your ability to communicate.

  • Presenting a Power of Narrative to Change Minds and Lives

  • The Art of Storytelling

  • Success Through Audience

Jonathan Shapiro Videos

  • Jonathan Shapiro, "Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling"
    Oct 29, 2014 ... Jonathan Shapiro, "Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling". 2,484 views2.4K views. • Oct 29, 2014. 19 0. Share Save. 19 /...

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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 both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. 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 between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 such as LAWYERS, LIARS, AND THE ART OF STORYTELLING, Presenting a Power of Narrative to Change Minds and Lives, The Art of Storytelling and Success Through Audience. 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 Charles D. King, Zahra Billoo, Elisabeth Moss, Lydia X. Z. Brown and Aija Mayrock. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jonathan Shapiro for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jonathan Shapiro Speaking Topics

  • LAWYERS, LIARS, AND THE ART OF STORYTELLING

    Storytelling is not a metaphor for advocacy. It is advocacy itself, the most effective, efficient way to convey information and to persuade. Drawing on his 32 years of experience practicing, teaching, and writing about the law, Shapiro shares practical techniques to improve your ability to communicate.

  • Presenting a Power of Narrative to Change Minds and Lives

  • The Art of Storytelling

  • Success Through Audience

Jonathan Shapiro Speaker Videos

  • Jonathan Shapiro, "Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling"
    Oct 29, 2014 ... Jonathan Shapiro, "Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling". 2,484 views2.4K views. • Oct 29, 2014. 19 0. Share Save. 19 / 0 ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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