“Thank you for visiting my Bio. I’m excited to share that I will be moving my practice to McMillan Metro Faerber, P.C., in Potomac (near Park Potomac). I will continue to assist clients with legal matters relating to business formation and transactions, business sales and acquisition, business disputes, health regulatory matters, employment, and leasing. You can find me here: I look forward to speaking with you”

David Shapiro

Principal (He/Him)


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It has been a pleasure working with you over the years. 

I will be transitioning to McMillan Metro Faerber, P.C. effective May 1, 2023.

For new and existing clients, you can contact me using the updated information above. 

Thanks again and I look forward to continuing our work together. 

Bar Admissions
  • Maryland

  • District of Columbia

  • J.D., The Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, 1997
         - Member of the Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy
         - Awarded Extra Mile Award for outstanding service and contributions to the law school community

  • B.A., University of Maryland at College Park, 1994

Accolades & Awards
  • "2023 Top Leader in Law", The Daily Record (2023)

  • Best Lawyers in America - Best Lawyers (2023)
         - Corporate Law

  • Best Law Firms – U.S. News & Best Lawyers
            - Tier 1 Metropolitan (D.C. area) Ranking for Corporate Law 

  • Influential Marylander”, The Daily Record (2022)

  • "Top Attorneys," Bethesda Magazine ​(2019, 2021)
         - Business/Corporate
         - Health Care 
         - Employment - Employer

  • Listed in 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

  • “Legal Elite - Top Business Attorney” SmartCEO (2011)

  • Section Chair of the Year - Bar Association of Montgomery County (2007)

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Recent Publications
Civic & Community Involvement
  • Maryland State Bar Association
         - President (Present)
         - Member, Executive Committee (2019-2022)
    ​     - Member, Board of Governors (2018-Present; 2014-2016; 2009-2011)
    ​     - Member, Strategic Planning Committee (Board of Governors’ Liaison (2010-2011)
    ​     - Past Chair, Business Law Section (2017-2018)
    ​     - Chair, Business Law Section (2016-2017)
    ​             - Recipient “Best Section Program Award” (2017)
    ​     - Vice Chair, Business Law Section (2015-2016)
    ​     - Secretary, Business Law Section (2014-2015)
    ​     - Member, Business Law Section (2008-Present)
    ​     - Member, Planning Committee, Maryland State Bar Association Advanced Business Law Institute (2009-present)
    ​     - Member, Judicial Appointments Committee (2018-Present; 2015-2017)
    ​     - Member, Committee on Laws (2012-2015)

  • Bar Association of Montgomery County
         - Co-Chair, Montgomery County Bar Foundation Annual Golf & Tennis Charity Event – (2011-present)
    ​     - Member, Judicial Selections Committee (2016-present)
    ​     - Member, Ethics Committee (2013-2017)
    ​     - Chair, Business Law Section (2006-2009)
    ​             - Recipient, Section Chair of the Year Award (2007)

  • Maryland Bar Foundation
         - Fellow (2016)

  • City of Gaithersburg, Maryland – Department of Recreation
         - Coach, Teen Volleyball League (2018-Present)

  • Hearts & Homes For Youth
         - Recipient, Champion Award (2019)
    ​     - Vice Chair, Board of Directors (2019-Present)
    ​     - Member, Board of Directors (2017-present)

  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center
         - Director, Governing Board (2013-2018)
         - Member, Professional Affairs Subcommittee of Governing Board (2015-2018)
         - Member, Strategic Planning Subcommittee of Governing Board (2015-2017)

  • Manna Food Center
         - Volunteer (Collect, Sort and Shelve Donated Food Products) (2015-Present)

  • A Wider Circle
         - Volunteer (Repair Donated Furniture for Use by Recipients) (2012-Present)

  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
         - Member, Board of Directors (2009-2012)

  • Leadership Montgomery
         - Core Program Participant (2008-2009)

  • National Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorale
         - Past Director (2008-2011)

  • Falls Ridge Home Owners Association
         - Vice President, Board of Directors (2011-2014)
    ​     - Member, Board of Directors (2007-2014)

Speeches & Presentations
  • "PPP 2.0: A Summary and Update following Omnibus Government and COVID-19 Relief Funding Bill," a webinar for the Montgomery County Medical Society, January 2021

  • "COVID-19 Staffing Q&A for Physicians," a webinar for the Montgomery County Medical Society, August 2020

  • "ALC Webinar Series: PPP Loan Forgiveness and Return to Work Guidelines," a webinar for the Association of Language Companies, June 2020

  • "Update and Refresher: PPP Loan Forgiveness & Return to Work Guidelines," a webinar for the Montgomery County Medical Society, May 2020

  • "Business Planning and Borrowing Options for Medical Practices in the COVID-19 World," a webinar for the Montgomery County Medical Society, April 2020

  • "COVID-19 Employment Law Q&A," a webinar for the Montgomery County Medical Society, March 2020

  • “Hot Topics in Medical Practice Compliance,” a presentation for the Montgomery County Medical Society Practice Management Retreat, Bethesda, MD, 2019

  • “Legal Considerations in Opening and Running a Private Practice,” a presentation for the Rehabilitation Practice Owners Network, Bethesda, MD, 2010

  • “Using Social Media to Promote Your Medical Practice:  Legal & Regulatory (& Practical) Considerations,” a presentation for the Montgomery County Medical Society Practice Management Retreat, Potomac, MD, 2009

  • “2009 Employment Law Update,” a presentation for TECH Council MD, Human Resources Committee, Rockville, MD, 2009

  • “Going Bare – A Practical Approach [to Physicians Electing to Practice without Malpractice Insurance],” a presentation for the Washington Metropolitan Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society, Washington, D.C., 2005

  • “What You Need to Know About Running a Healthcare Business: From Employee Interviews to HIPAA and Beyond,” a Break-Out Presentation for the Medical Group Management Association Regional Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 2004

  • “Business Operations in a Medical Practice,” a presentation for the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Medical Group Management Association, Washington, D.C., 2002

  • “The Employment Law Series: Issues in Wage/Hour Law,” private program, Washington, D.C., 2001

  • “E-Commerce Issues in the New Millennium,” Montgomery County, Maryland, 2000. Co-Author, “Business Plans for Medical Practices”