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Bram Shapiro


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Bram is a Member of the corporate and securities group. His practice focuses heavily on mergers and acquisitions, both on the buy side and sell side, along with general corporate and other transactional work. Bram primarily represents middle-market privately held companies and their principals. He serves as outside general counsel for a number of his clients, advising on strategic day-to-day corporate and business matters, as well as helping them to manage acquisitions, dispositions, financings, employment issues, contract matters, and litigation. Bram also counsels on avoidance and resolution of business disputes, with a focus on those involving business partners and family members. Bram’s practice also encompasses advising clients on matters involving limited liability companies, partnerships and investment funds. These matters range from complex joint ventures to fund formation to closely held partnerships and LLCs, and include planning for enhanced tax treatment, equity incentives, succession issues, and pre-structured unwinding.

Bram’s clients range from mature businesses that are well-established in their industries to multi-generation family businesses to entrepreneurs starting new ventures. Bram represents clients in transactional and general business matters across many diverse industries, including health care and medical devices; industrial, manufacturing and distribution; technology, software, and high-tech; entertainment, media, advertising, and public relations; real estate; packaging; and professional services.

Bram spent a number of years practicing in New York City before joining the Boston office of Mintz. Prior to attending law school, Bram spent several years in business working for an aerospace company in Southern California and then running his own footwear liquidation business in Boston.

Bram has been active in a number of local not-for-profit organizations and was selected to participate in the 2004 Acharai Leadership Program for Combined Jewish Philanthropies, holding several leadership positions for CJP since that time.


  • Boston College (JD)
  • Vassar College (BA, History)


  • Member, Brandeis University Board of Trustees
  • Past board member, Jewish Vocational Service
  • Past trustee, Temple Israel, Boston
  • Past trustee, The Rashi School


- French

- Hebrew