Jacob Shapiro grew up with a disabled father and attributes his interest in helping injured people to his upbringing. After graduating as a valedictorian from Cupertino High School, Mr. Shapiro attended UC Berkeley where he was a Regent Scholar, Alumni Scholar and finished with High Honors majoring in Political Science. He went on to graduate summa cum laude from Santa Clara Law School obtaining American Jurisprudence Awards for being at the top of his class in Torts, the field in which he practices exclusively, and Business Organizations. Mr. Shapiro was also the Best Oral Advocate in the final round of Moot Court. Unique aspects of Mr. Shapiro's practice include his use of analytics to determine case values and help make economic decisions during the handling of litigation as well as using settlement procedures to not only maximize clients' net recoveries but to give them the best possible chance of prevailing at trial. While real life emotional decisions are not made on paper, as a fiduciary Mr. Shapiro understands it is paramount to always act in a client's best interests. Mr. Shapiro has dedicated his professional life to helping injured people and fighting insurance companies. He does not do defense work or take cases for clients based solely on personal monetary considerations.