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JONATHAN SHAPIRA

ASSOCIATE

  • J.D., 2008
    Boston College Law School
  • M.A., 2003
    The London School of Economics and Political Science
  • B.A., 2002
    Middlebury College
    (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Supreme Court of Israel, Honorable Ayala Procaccia

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Jonathan Shapira is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of the Technology, Life Sciences and Clean Technology Practices. He joined Goodwin Procter in 2008.

WORK FOR CLIENTS

Mr. Shapira represents private and public companies in a range of industries including new media, internet, software, life sciences, clean energy and water purification. He counsels his clients on start-up and formation matters, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, debt financings and other general corporate and corporate finance matters.

Mr. Shapira also represents leading venture capital investors in connection with venture and growth equity investments in operating companies in the United States, Europe, and Israel.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Mr. Shapira serves as Secretary for the New England Water Innovation Network and as a director of the New England Israel Business Council.

MEDIA

Mr. Shapira has published a variety of articles on cleantech, life sciences and related topics in publications such as the Israel Venture Capital & Private Equity Journal, as well as in Goodwin Procter’s client alerts.

Mr. Shapira is also a contributor to Goodwin Procter’s Founders Workbench, an online resource dedicated to the emerging company community.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

While attending law school, Mr. Shapira was an intern at Israel Cleantech Ventures.

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

Mr. Shapira is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.