Shaina C.Shapiro


Los Angeles +

Shaina Shapiro has extensive experience defending corporate clients in complex, high-stakes litigation, with a focus on consumer class actions in various contexts, including products liability and antitrust. Through these matters, Shaina has acquired a comprehensive working understanding of the life of a case, from inception through discovery and ultimately to resolution.

Shaina recently represented a health care provider in parallel federal and state class actions that alleged tying and market leveraging; she worked on all aspects of party and third-party discovery, dispositive motion practice, motion practice resisting class certification, and pretrial preparation. Additionally, Shaina has helped clients facing potential federal charges navigate and complete complex internal investigations.

Shaina has represented clients located throughout California and all over the world. As a result, she has routinely worked cohesively with cross-country and cross-nation teams to tackle matters pending in both federal and California state courts.

Prior to rejoining Jones Day in 2015, Shaina served a federal clerkship in the Central District of California with Judge Real and Judge Feess. During law school, she also served as an extern for the Civil Division of the Los Angeles United States Attorney's Office, where she worked on numerous Bivens actions, FTCA claims, constitutional rights actions, Title VII claims, ADEA claims, NLRB disputes, and wrongful death claims.


  • LAUSD secures trial victory in Los Angeles Superior Court against its insurersJones Day represents Los Angeles Unified School District ("LAUSD") in seeking insurance coverage from multiple insurers in connection with highly-publicized claims against LAUSD that it negligently hired, retained, and supervised a former teacher at Miramonte Elementary School, who allegedly abused students, and for which the School District paid more than $180 million to settle claims.
  • Chevron defeats ATA and ATS claims brought by 298 plaintiffs relating to terrorist attacks in IsraelChevron Corporation, represented by Jones Day, defeated claims under the Anti-Terrorism Act ("ATA") and Alien Tort Statute ("ATS") brought by 298 plaintiffs who sought to hold Chevron responsible for injuries sustained in terrorist attacks in Israel between November 2000 and April 2002.
  • Sutter Health wins complete defense verdict in landmark antitrust class actionJones Day won a complete defense jury verdict for Sutter Health in a landmark antitrust class action seeking $1.2 billion in treble damages.
  • Mattel and Fisher-Price defeat putative nationwide consumer class action  lawsuitsOn February 2, 2016, Mattel, Inc. and Fisher-Price, Inc. defeated plaintiffs' motion for class certification of dozens of consumer protection claims under the laws of several different states pending in the Northern District of Alabama.
  • California Court of Appeal Justice prevails in landmark appeal confirming judges' and justices' right to accept public employment immediately after leaving the benchOn June 27, 2014, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Three, unanimously ruled in favor of Jones Day client and Presiding Justice of California's Second Appellate District, Arthur Gilbert, finding the California Constitution does not ban judges or justices from accepting public employment after they leave the bench.