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Brooke F. Shapiro

Brooke Shapiro joined Liberty Maritime Corporation as the Vice President & General Counsel in 2019.

Prior to joining Liberty, she spent several years as a maritime associate at Winston & Strawn LLP in New York. At Winston, she focused her practice on admiralty, maritime, government contracts, trucking, regulatory compliance, private equity investment, and general litigation.  Ms. Shapiro represented vessel owners, vessel operators, government contractors, ship managers, marine terminal operators, multi-modal logistics providers, financial institutions, and other entities engaged in transportation services.  She also represented clients in matters before the Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation, Coast Guard, Federal Maritime Commission, Surface Transportation Board, Customs and Border Protection, Government Accountability Office, and Department of Justice.  Prior to joining Winston & Strawn LLP, she was an associate at Hill, Betts & Nash where she handled both maritime litigation and corporate matters.

She graduated from the University of Michigan in 2008 with a B.A. in English, cum laude, and a minor in Crime and Justice.  She received a J.D. in 2011 from St. John’s University School of Law.

Ms. Shapiro is an elected member of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a member of Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA), and the Chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Admiralty Committee (2018-2021). She is the first female and youngest Chair in the Committee’s history.