Sam Shapiro joined the firm in October 2010. Previously, Mr. Shapiro worked at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and the International Organization for Migration in Geneva. He also served as a Fellow for Global Rights in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo, documenting economic and social rights abuses caused by the exploitation of natural resources.
Mr. Shapiro received his B.A. from Northwestern University in 2004 and graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 2008. While in law school, he served as a senior editor on the Georgetown Journal of International Law and worked at the International Labor Rights Fund in Washington, DC, a nonprofit advocacy organization focusing on the promotion of workers’ rights in the global economy. During his time in law school, Mr. Shapiro also worked at Human Rights Watch in New York City, an international non-governmental organization working to secure basic human rights worldwide.