As a shareholder at Zarwin Baum, Noah S. Shapiro is a member of the insurance casualty defense team focusing his practice on dram shop litigation, personal injury defense, catastrophic loss defense, negligent security defense, premises liability defense, professional liability defense, and insurance coverage.
Noah’s primary focus since joining the firm has been the defense of Liquor Liability claims. Noah works closely with Theodore M. Schaer, the team’s chair, in the oversight and defense of these claims. Together they have defended numerous bars, restaurants and taverns faced with significant claims arising out of the service of alcohol. Noah is experienced in all areas of state and federal litigation up to and including trial.
Noah began his career at Zarwin Baum in 2006 as a law clerk while attending Temple Law School. He was hired as an associate in 2007 as a result of his excellent academic record, high quality work product, innate understanding of law, and impressive writing talent.
While attending Temple Law School, Noah earned a position on the dean’s list, was noted for distinguished class performance and outstanding oral argument, and was awarded the Hon. Louis C. Bechtle merit scholarship for outstanding academic performance.
Defense of popular Center City Philadelphia after-hours club against dram shop action for wrongful death arising out of drowning death in the Schuylkill River.
Defense of popular Manayunk Philadelphia restaurant and bar against dram shop action for wrongful death arising out of drowning death in the Schuylkill River.
Defense of popular Old City Philadelphia bar against dram shop action for catastrophic injuries arising from a shooting on the street near the bar.
Defense of popular multi-bar venue near Philadelphia sports complex against dram shop claiming arising from a motor-vehicle accident resulting in a traumatic brain injury.
Defense of hotel owners against a wrongful death suit arising from the decedent’s fall from a 14th floor window of the hotel.
Defense of attorney against legal malpractice claim arising from missed statute of limitations on underlying case arising from a motor vehicle accident.
Defense of attorney against legal malpractice claim arising from allegedly mishandled Chapter 9 bankruptcy proceedings.
Defense of attorney against legal malpractice claim arising from allegedly mishandled estate litigation.
Defense of roofing company against wrongful death claim arising out of construction site accident involving the tip-over of a telescoping forklift.
Defense of tree removal company against wrongful death claims arising out of collapse of a tree branch onto a laborer resulting in two week coma followed by death.
Defense of roofing company against multi-plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death claim arising out of the collapse of a fourth story fire escape at a center city Philadelphia apartment building.
Defense of building owner against multi-plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death claim arising out of the failure of a fourth story fire tower railing at a center city Philadelphia apartment building.
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