American lawyer best known for being a part of the "Dream Team," which successfully defended OJ Simpson from his murder charges. He later co-founded RightCounsel.com, which matches potential clients with attorneys.
He attended the University of California Los Angeles and Loyola Law School.
He was one of the co-founders of the shoe website Shoedazzle.
He married Linell Thomas in 1970. They had two sons, Grant and Brent. Brent died of a drug overdose, igniting the creation of The Brent Shapiro Foundation.
He represented a number of celebrity clients, including Johnny Carson.