Bryan Shapiro


  • Bryan Shapiro
  • Phone: +1 215 979 1575

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    30 South 17th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196

Bryan N. Shapiro practices in the area of litigation and is a member of the firm’s Commercial, Securities and Antitrust Litigation Division. Mr. Shapiro’s extensive experience includes highly complex, multiparty, multi-district litigations to straightforward single-party disputes, both in federal and state courts nationwide. Mr. Shapiro has successfully represented companies, individuals and officers and directors in expedited and non-expedited matters, including complex commercial, business, and contract disputes, finance lease disputes, commercial real estate development disputes, government enforcement actions, and derivative shareholder litigation. He also has experience representing clients in commercial and business tort disputes, with an emphasis on non-compete, trade secrets and unfair competition litigation.

In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Mr. Shapiro counsels employers on a range of employee-related matters, including non-competition agreements and restrictive covenants. He also has experience analyzing state and international legislation, rules, and regulations to assess sports betting and daily fantasy sports advertisement requirements for sports betting and daily fantasy operators and affiliated marketing entities.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shapiro served as law clerk to the Hon. Cynthia M. Rufe of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Shapiro is a 2020 magna cum laude graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he was note/comment editor of Temple Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif, and a magna cum laude graduate of Washington College.

Areas of Practice

  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Non-Compete and Trade Secrets
  • Gaming Regulatory Compliance
  • Sports


  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2020
    - Note/Comment Editor, Temple Law Review, Vol. 92
    - Staff Editor, Temple Law Review, Vol. 91
    - Order of the Coif
  • Washington College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2017


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2021-present
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    - Law Clerk to the Hon. Cynthia M. Rufe, 2020-2021

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2024

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Attorney (Child Advocate), Support Center for Child Advocates, Philadelphia, PA
  • NextGen Committee Member, Philadelphia Youth Basketball

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Moderator, “Tips for Standing Out to In-House Counsel as a Young Lawyer,” DRI 2023 Business and IP Super Conference, Young Lawyers Division, April 26, 2023

Representative Matters

  • Ricoh USA, Inc. v. Schubert, et al., Case No. No. 2:23-cv-00456 (E.D. Pa. Oct. 4, 2023). Obtained a consent injunction on behalf of Ricoh against one of its former senior sales leaders and her new employer following grant of summary judgment in Ricoh’s favor.

  • NSM Insurance Group v. Nasman, et al., Case No. 2022-06310 (Montgomery Cty., Pa. May 20, 2022). Obtained denial of a motion for a temporary restraining order filed by the plaintiff against its former underwriter and his new employer.

  • Aramark Management, LLC, et al. v. Steve Borgquist, et al., 8:18-cv-01888-JLS-KES (C.D. Cal. Dec. 8, 2021). Provided assistance to the trial team that obtained an $8 million verdict, including punitive damages, on behalf of Aramark and its subsidiary, HPSI Purchasing Services LLC, against two ex-employees of HPSI and the competing group purchasing organization they formed, Beacon Purchasing LLC.

  • PeopleStrategy, Inc. v. Lively Employer Services, Inc., 3:20-cv-02640 (D. N.J. Aug. 28, 2020). Obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of an HR consulting company and its subsidiary, in a case in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey against five former employees, and their new company, requiring defendants to cease doing business with the clients’ customers, honor their contractual non-solicitation obligations, and stop using the clients’ confidential information.