Gibson Dunn Appoints Akiva Shapiro as the Chair of the New York Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Group

November 17, 2022

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Akiva Shapiro has been appointed Chair of Gibson Dunn’s New York Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Group.  Shapiro will continue his practice focused on administrative law and constitutional challenges to government action, matters involving regulatory agencies, and high-stakes commercial and appellate litigation.

“We are excited for Akiva to lead our New York administrative law and regulatory practice and continue to successfully bring justice to our clients, challenging rules and regulations that exceed agencies’ authority,” said Mylan Denerstein, Co-Partner in Charge of the New York Office.

“Gibson Dunn has an unparalleled national reputation for defending clients from regulatory overreach,” said Eugene Scalia, Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice.  “We are thrilled to have Akiva leading this practice in New York.”

“I’m excited to step into a new role at the firm and to continue to expand our administrative law and regulatory practice in New York,” said Shapiro.

About Akiva Shapiro

Shapiro’s practice focuses on a broad range of administrative law, constitutional, commercial, and appellate litigation matters.  He is regularly engaged in front of New York’s trial courts, federal and state courts of appeal, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Shapiro graduated in 2008 with a joint degree from Columbia Law School, where he served as a Senior Editor of the Columbia Law Review, and Yale University, where he received an M.A. in religious studies and was a member of the Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities.