Mark S. Shapiro

Mark S. Shapiro

Director, Undergraduate Career Resources and Lecturer, Business Law

Research Interests

Insurance bad faith

Featured Publications

  • Fridman v. Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois, (uninsured motorist bad faith dispute), Case No. SC13-1607, Florida Supreme Court (2016)

    Lewis v. Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co., (uninsured motorist benefits coverage dispute) Case No. 11-12723, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Initial Appellate Brief (forthcoming, 2011)

    Case No. 10-142434, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Summary Judgment Motion and Reply (2011)

    Walker-Hall v. American International Life Ins. Co., (ERISA dispute for disability benefits) Case No. 09-02242, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida Summary Judgment Motion (2011)

    Delfrate v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co., (claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress in homeowners insurance dispute)

    Case No. 8:10-CV-1091, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida Motion to Dismiss (2010)

    Shin Crest v. AIU Ins. Co., (insurance bad faith) Case No. 09-13137, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Response Appellate Brief, (2009)

    Case No. 07-1433, United States DistrictCourt for the Middle District of Florida, Summary Judgment Motion and Response (2009)

    Maldonado v. First Liberty Ins. Co., (insurance bad faith) Case No. 08-12816, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Response Appellate Brief and Oral Argument (2008)

    Case No. 07-20710 United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Summary Judgment Motion, Response and Reply (2008)

    Lecturer, Carrier’s Duty to Initiate Settlement in the Absence of a Demand: What’s Considered Bad Faith for Failing to Initiate Settlement Offers Where There Is No Demand?, American Conference Institute, New York, NY (2016)

    Lecturer, Basic Insurance Law, Florida Bar, Tampa, Florida (2015)

    Panelist, Hot Topics in Bad Faith: Emerging Case Law, New Risks, Recent Trends, and What to

    Expect for 2014, American Conference Institute, Miami, Florida (2013)

    Panelist, Understanding the Scope and Limits of Duty to Defend, Duty to Settle, and Initiating

    Settlement Negotiations, American Conference Institute, Philadelphia, PA (2013)

    Panelist, Investigation: Once a Claim has been Presented, How to Thoroughly Investigate to Avoid Bad Faith Allegations; and Lecturer, Florida Bad Faith Workshop American Conference Institute, Orlando, Florida (2011)

    Panelist, Ethics: Attorney-Client Privilege in Relation to the Claims File and Attorneys as Witnesses; and Lecturer, Florida Bad Faith Workshop, American Conference Institute, Orlando, Florida (2010)

    Lecturer, Life Insurance Beneficiary Designations & the Complex Issues That Can Arise Western Claims Conference, Indian Wells, CA (2009)

    Lecturer, Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Florida, National Business Institute, Miami, FL (2007)

    Lecturer, Recent Updates in Florida Insurance Law, Lorman Educ. Services, Miami, FL (2007)

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Director, Undergraduate Career Resources, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2015 - Present
  • Lecturer, Business Law, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2014 - Present
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Business Law, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 1995 - 2014
  • Associate, Litigation Department, Fine Jacobson Schwartz Nash & Block, 1991 - 1994

Degrees

  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1991
  • B.A., Economics, concentration in International Relations, Swarthmore College, 1988

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching award, Professional MBA Program, University of Miami School of Business Adm, 2014, 2015, 2016
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