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Mark S. Shapiro

Mark S. Shapiro

Lecturer in Business Law, Department of Business Law Director of Academic Enhancement and Student Engagement, Undergraduate School of Business Administration, Business Law

(305) 284-8533
Jenkins 323D

Research Interests

  • Insurance Bad Faith

Selected Publications

American Conference Institute (2010): Florida Workshop Lecturer on Insurance Bad Faith; Lecturer on Ethics: Attorney-Client Privilege in relation to the Claims File and Attorneys as Witnesses

Western Claims Conference, Lecturer, Indian Wells, CA, 2009: Life Insurance Beneficiary Designations & the Complex Issues That Can Arise

National Business Institute, Lecturer, Miami, FL, 2007: Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Florida

Lorman Education Services, Lecturer, Miami, FL, 2007: Recent Updates in Florida Insurance Law

National Business Institute, Lecturer, Miami, FL, 2005: An In Depth Analysis of Insurance Coverage Options in Florida

Eastern Claims Conference, Lecturer, New York, NY, 2005: Use of Summary Judgment, Declaratory Action and Interpleader in Insurance Coverage Litigation

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Business Law, University of Miami School of Business, 2014 - Present
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Business Law, University of Miami School of Business, 1995 - 2014
  • Akerman LLP, Miami, FL, 1994 - Present
  • Fine Jacobson Schwartz Nash and Block, Miami, FL, 1991 - 1994


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., with distinction, Swarthmore College


  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Coverage

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