Robert Shapiro Biography

(civil litigator)

Robert Shapiro is an American civil litigator. Additionally, he is also a co-founder of and a senior partner in Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro, LLP. He married Linell Thomas.

More about the relationship

Robert Shapiro is a married man. He married Linell Thomas on March 8, 1970. He had two sons from this relationship, Grant, and Brent. Brent died from a drug overdose.

At present, the marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs.

Relationship Facts of Robert Shapiro

  • Robert Shapiro is married to her husband.
  • Robert Shapiro married on March 08, 1970.
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  • She is mother of Two (Late Brent Shapiro, Grant Shapiro).
  • Robert Shapiro is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Robert Shapiro?

Robert Shapiro is an American civil litigator. Additionally, he is also a co-founder of and a senior partner in Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro, LLP.

People mostly recognize him for being part of the Dream Team that successfully defended O. J. Simpson.

Robert Shapiro: Age, Ethnicity, Parents, and Education

Shapiro was born in Plainfield, New Jersey on September 2, 1942. He grew up in a Jewish family. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, there are no details available relating to his ethnic background and parents at present.

Talking about his education, Shapiro graduated from Hamilton High School in Los Angeles. Later, he also attended and graduated from UCLA in 1965.

He has a B.S. in Finance. In addition, he obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in 1968.

Robert Shapiro: Career, Salary, Net Worth

Robert Shapiro has represented famous personalities including O. J. Simpson, Darryl Strawberry, José Canseco, and Vince Coleman among others in his career.

Furthermore, he has also represented Johnny Carson, Christian Brando, F. Lee Bailey, and Linda Lovelace among others.

He was an important factor in the O. J. Simpson murder case. Additionally, he initially led the defense team’ Dream Team’. However, he later ceded lead chair to Johnnie Cochran.

Robert Shapiro
Caption: Robert Shapiro and his wife (Source: Fortune)

In addition, Shapiro has also represented actress Eva Longoria, Rob Kardashian, Steve Wynn, and Wynn Resorts. He has also published multiple books about the law. Furthermore, he is one of the co-founders of LegalZoom,, and RightCounsel.

Shapiro has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $100 million at present as of 2022.

Robert Shapiro’s Rumors and  Controversy

Shapiro became part of a controversy after he claimed that he tried on the controversial Gloves during the O.J. Simpson trial.

Additionally, at present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career at present.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, there are no details available relating to Robert Shapiro’s height and weight.

His hair color is black/grey and his eye color is dark brown.

Social Media Profile

Shapiro is not active on social media. He does not have his official Twitter and Instagram accounts. Additionally, he is not active on Facebook as well.


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