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About Carolyn Shapiro

Professor Shapiro earned a B.A. with general and special honors in English from the University of Chicago, an M.A. from the University of Chicago Harris Graduate School of Public Policy and a J.D. (high honors) from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was articles editor of the University of Chicago Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.
After graduation, Professor Shapiro was a law clerk for Chief Judge Richard A. Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and for Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to coming to Chicago-Kent in 2003, she worked as an associate with Miner, Barnhill & Galland, where she handled plaintiff civil rights cases, and as a Skadden Fellow with the National Center on Poverty Law.
Professor Shapiro's scholarly interests include federal courts and labor and employment law. She teaches professional responsibility, employment law, and legislative process.


Present Faculty Member, Chicago-Kent College of Law



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