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Henry Shapiro Named a 40 Under Forty Honoree

MELVILLE, NY (December 6, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Henry S. Shapiro has been named a 40 Under Forty honoree by Long Island Business News. Honorees are members of the Long Island business community who have a proven track record of career success, are involved in mentoring and promoting their profession and find time to give back to their communities.


“Henry is a focused, talented attorney who is dedicated to serving the Long Island business community,” said Long Island Office Managing Principal Ana C. Shields. “We congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition and look forward to supporting his future contributions as a leading resource for regional businesses and the legal industry at large.”


Henry is a principal in the firm’s Long Island office. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, assisting clients in achieving their business goals by regularly providing preventive counseling, conducting internal investigations, managing labor relations, and offering support in employment litigation. Henry also regularly practices traditional labor law. He works with clients across all industries in areas such as collective bargaining, labor arbitration, contract administration and representation and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.


Additionally, Henry conducts management training seminars on topics including maintaining a union-free environment, equal employment opportunity, avoiding discrimination and sexual harassment and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, FMLA and New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law. When training, he particularly enjoys interacting with the attendees and working through real issues they’ve faced in their workplaces to help achieve better solutions in the future. Henry also litigates employment disputes regarding discrimination, harassment and retaliation before the EEOC and the New York State Division of Human Rights and is well-versed in all forms of alternate dispute resolution. He enjoys working together with clients to help achieve practicable solutions that allow them to effectively run their business while simultaneously mitigating legal risk.


“I am honored to have been named among so many other accomplished leaders in their prospective industries,” said Henry. “As a Long Island native, it has been a true pleasure of mine having the opportunity to build and maintain positive relationships with clients in the area. I look forward to continuing to help businesses in Long Island and beyond maintain legally compliant workplaces and positive relationships with their employees.”


Henry earned his J.D. from the Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law and his B.A from Hofstra University.


The Long Island office can be reached at (631) 247-0404. 

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