Andrew Shapiro

Andrew L. Shapiro

Andrew Shapiro is a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer. He has extensive experience litigating serious accident, injury and wrongful death cases. He takes pride in helping the victims of accidents and their families receive fair compensation for their losses.

Andrew Shapiro
  • Biography
  • Publications & Speaking
  • Noteworthy Legal Activities
  • Memberships
  • Awards


Andrew Shapiro has dedicated his professional life to helping the victims of serious accidents get the compensation they deserve. Over the last few decades, he has helped his clients win numerous settlements and awards totaling over $100 million.

Andrew’s top professional concern is the well-being of his clients. He wants them to come away with the best possible results and devotes the time and attention necessary to each case to ensure the best chance of success. His experience in all phases of personal injury litigation allows him to negotiate from a position of strength. If discussions with the other side are not yielding great results, he will not hesitate to go to trial.

Andrew has successfully represented accident victims, surviving parents, spouses, and children in a variety of personal injury matters:

Over the last 40 years, Andrew has earned a reputation as a tough but ethical attorney. His arbitration and jury trial experience has helped him garner a 5.0 Preeminent AV rating by Martindale Hubbell; this rating reflects the highest level of legal ability and ethical standard awarded by the bar and judiciary. He has been awarded the title of Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine numerous times.

Andrew has served on the Panel of Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association since 1974. He previously served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Municipal Court and has handled over 1,500 cases Pro Bono as a Settlement Officer, Arbitrator, and Mediator for Los Angeles and Ventura County Superior Courts.

Andrew is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Consumer Attorneys of California. He is admitted to practice before all courts in the state of California.

Andrew earned his law degree from Loyola University in 1971 and a Certificate from the Pepperdine University School of Law’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, in Mediation Techniques.

American Board of Trrial Advocates
Super Lawyers
Consuner Attorneys

Publications & Speaking

Noteworthy Legal Activities

  • Los Angeles Municipal Court
    – Judge Pro Tem
  • Los Angeles County / Ventura County Superior Courts – Over 35 years of experience as:
    – Judge Pro Tem
    – Settlement Officer
    – Arbitrator
    – Mediator


  • State Bar of California
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Santa Clarita Bar Association
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Southern California Mediation Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association, Los Angeles
  • ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates)


  • AV Rating 5.0 Preeminent, by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review (Highest rating awarded by peers of the bar and judiciary for legal ability and ethics)
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, by Los Angeles Magazine’s Super Lawyers Edition, 2006 and 2009-current
  • Best Lawyers Southern California in Personal Injury Litigationby Best Lawyers Magazine
  • Personal Injury Law, Andrew L. Shapiro was included in the 2019 and 2020 Editions of the Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Law.

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