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J. Ben Shapiro

  • Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • 3414 Peachtree Road, NE
    Suite 1600
  • Atlanta, Georgia 30326


  • Undergraduate: BA Emory University - 1964
  • Law School: J.D. Emory University - 1967

Career History

Kaler, Karesh & Frankel (1967 to 1970)

Shapiro, Fussell, Wedge & Martin (1970 to 2011)

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC (2011 to present)

Professional Activities

Co-Founder of Georgia Legal Services Program, state-wide legal aid


Professional Affiliations

ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry,American Subcontractors Association,Associated Builders & Contractors,Associated General Contractors

·         Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers

·         Atlanta Bar Association

Past President of Construction Law Section

·         American Bar Association

Forum on the Construction Industry

·         Trustee, Emory University (1990-1996)

·         American Arbitration Association


Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

·         “Disputes Among Contractors, Subcontractors and Suppliers” in ADR:  A Practical Guide To Resolve Construction Disputes published by the American Arbitration Association.

·         “Georgia Lien Law” published annually in Lien and Bond Claims in the 50 States published by The Foundation of the American Subcontractors Association, Inc.

Court Admissions

·        Supreme Court of Georgia

·         Georgia Court of Appeals

·         United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia

·         United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia

·         United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

·         United States Court of Federal Claims

·         Supreme Court of the United States

Community Activities

Rotary Club of Buckhead

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