David Philip Shapiro

David Philip Shapiro

Principal, Paley Rothman
  • Business Law, Health Care Law, Employment Law
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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David Shapiro is the Chair of Paley Rothman's Health Law practice group, and a member of the firm's Corporate, Science & Technology, Employment Law and Government Contracts practice groups. David has an extensive background representing business entities, healthcare providers, surgical centers, professional service vendors and entrepreneurs in a broad range of general business, commercial, regulatory and complex transactional matters, including early-stage business planning, business management and operations, equity and asset transfers, inter- and intra-business contract relationships, mergers and acquisitions and collaborative and adversarial business owner and proxy dispute resolutions.
David’s business practice focuses on full life-cycle representation for emerging and established business entities. He counsels business clients on matters including the structuring, restructuring, operation and sale of privately held businesses, commercial lease negotiation, alcoholic beverage regulations applicable to the restaurant and night club industry, the structure and negotiation of executive employment relationships and collaborative and adversarial business break-ups and dispute resolution. David frequently represents clients in the development, licensing and transfer of business-critical assets and technology.
David’s health law practice focuses on counseling individual physicians, physician groups, surgical centers and healthcare-related businesses about health care business operations, regulatory compliance and the structuring of successful owner/executive relationship and employment models. He has wide-ranging experience working with physician groups on the structuring and negotiation of multi-specialty and multi-entity business transactions, including the formation of stand alone and captive physical therapy groups, private and group-based ambulatory surgical centers, independent and captive anesthesia provider groups and major medical equipment operators.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Health Care Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Additional Practice Areas
  • Corporate
  • Government Contracts
  • Science & Technology
  • Professional Ethics & Discipline
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Paley Rothman
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
J.D. (1997)
Activities: - Member of the Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy - Awarded Extra Mile Award for outstanding service and contributions to the law school community
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University of Maryland - College Park
B.A. (1994)
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“Legal Elite - Top Business Attorney”
Section Chair of the Year
Bar Association of Montgomery County
Legal Leaders’ Washington D.C. & Baltimore’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2015 in the areas of Government Law, Health Care Law and Labor and Employment Law
Professional Associations
Bar Association of Montgomery County
- Member, Judicial Selections Committee (2016-present) - Co-Chair, Annual Golf & Tennis Charity Program – Montgomery County Bar Foundation (2011-present) - Chairman, Business Law Section (2006-2009) - Member, Ethics Committee (2013-pres
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Maryland State Bar
Activities: - Chair, Business law Section (2016-2017) - Governor, Board of Governors (2014-present, 2009-2011) - Vice Chair/Chair Elect, Business Law Section (2015-present) - Secretary, Business Law Section (2014-2015) - Member and Board of Governors Liaison, Strategic Planning Committee (2010-2011) - Member, Judicial Appointments Committee for Montgomery County (2015-present) - Member, Planning Committee, Advanced Business Law Institute (2009-present) - Member, Business Law Section (2008-present) - Member, Committee on Laws (2012-2015)
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District of Columbia Bar
- Current
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Maryland Bar Foundation
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Websites & Blogs
Paley Rothman
Contact & Map
Paley Rothman
4800 Hampden Ln
Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: (301) 656-7603
Fax: (301) 654-7354
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