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"I help people fight the divorce battles that matter, rather than wasting time, emotions and money on the ones that do not. That is what keeps my clients sane and sets them up for a workable post-divorce life.”


Corey M. Shapiro is a sought-after strategic advisor, crisis manager and trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in a wide range of matrimonial and family law issues.

Mr. Shapiro is well-known for thoughtfully and efficiently bringing contested matters to a successful conclusion through negotiation, mediation or litigation.

He specializes in helping clients develop effective legal and emotional strategies for high-conflict divorces, guiding them through high-stress decision-making and giving them the support and skills they need to stay smart and sane under pressure. Mr. Shapiro’s clients praise both his advocacy and his compassion. 

A highly respected attorney, Mr. Shapiro has an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale Hubbell. He is also consistently recognized as a leading family law attorney by Super Lawyers and Avvo and is a trained mediator.

Finally, Mr. Shapiro is founder of gettingdivorced.org which is a resource designed to help people go through the divorce process without losing their minds, and give them the best chance of achieving long-term happiness.


Family Law Section of the American Bar Association

New York Chapter of the Association For Family and Conciliation Courts, AFCC

Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association

Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York

National Institute of Mental Health, Metro-NYC


Brooklyn Law School; J.D.

University of Redlands; B.A.


New York

U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court: Eastern District of New York

Prior Affiliation

Mr. Shapiro was a partner in the firm of Wolfson Carroll & Shapiro, which is where he started his legal career in 2001.