Shane Singh | Lewis Brisbois
Shane Singh is a partner in the Sacramento office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. Mr. Singh graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in May 1999 with his law degree and a Certificate in Governmental Affairs. Prior to attending McGeorge, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a minor in City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley.
During law school, Mr. Singh served as a Certified Intern with the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office Misdemeanor Unit, a Student Legal Assistant with the Cal-OSHA Appeals Board and as a Discussion GroupLeader (tutor) for first year Real Property students at McGeorge. In college, Mr. Singh interned for California Governor Pete Wilson and served as a head team manager for the California Golden Bear’s Men’s Basketball team. This team featured the likes of NBA Hall of Famer Jason Kidd and NFL Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez. In high school, he worked as a ballboy for the Sacramento Kings.
Mr. Singh regularly handles a variety of matters across several industries and areas of law, including cases involving disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act, labor and employment issues, business litigation, business transactions, real estate, and bodily injury. His diverse client base includes national retailers, local businesses, and emerging companies. Mr. Singh also has extensive experience with the array of complex issues that arise within the hospitality industry and has represented various restaurants throughout the duration of his career.
Mr. Singh was recognized by his peers for inclusion in the 2010 & 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star” list. This award recognizes the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 in our state. In 2017 through 2019 & 2023, he was selected for the Super Lawyers list recognizing the top 5% of all attorneys in Northern California. In 2018, Mr. Singh was named to Sacramento Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” list. Mr. Singh is listed on the 2023 Best Lawyers List in America for Management side Labor and Employment.
Mr. Singh has a published appellate opinion related to the recovery of expert witness fees, Carwash of America – PO v. Windswept Ventures No. 1 (2002) 97 Cal. App. 4th 540. In 2004, Sacramento’s John F. Kennedy High School honored him for his work with youth and adult soccer by awarding him its Cornel West Alumni of the Year Award for Outstanding Community Service and Professional Contributions. Mr. Singh has earned the Boy Scouts of America’s highest honor, Eagle Scout. In November 2010, he was a candidate for the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) Board of Trustees. Mr. Singh’s key endorsers included The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, EdVoice and the Sacramento Police Officers Association.
Upon the nomination of District 7 City Council member Rick Jennings, Mayor Kevin Johnson and the Sacramento City Council confirmed Mr. Singh as a Parks and Recreation Commissioner for the Pocket- Greenhaven, Valley Hi and Delta Shores communities of Sacramento in 2015. As a Parks Commissioner, Mr. Singh’s duties included making recommendations and to advise the city council and the department of parks and recreation on policies, projects, and other matters pertaining to parks, recreation, trees, and human services. The commission also heard certain appeals from decision made by the Director of Parks. Mr. Singh concluded his service in 2018.
Mr. Singh recently served six terms as President of the Greenhaven Soccer Club (Youth) – a non-profit that is dedicated to administer and promote an organized soccer program for approximately 1200 youth of Sacramento’s Greenhaven/Pocket areas. In 2009, Mr. Singh was one of the founders of the Sacramento Soccer Alliance, a competitive soccer program that serves the Pocket-Greenhaven and Land Park communities. He also is a former Director of the Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Friends of the Library board. Mr. Singh has served as a Director of the Sacramento Barristers’ Club. Mr. Singh is also fluent in Hindi.
Peter T. Shapiro | Lewis Brisbois
Peter Shapiro is a partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment, Professional Liability, Complex Business & Commercial Litigation, Business Practices, Appellate, and Directors & Officers Litigation Practices. Mr. Shapiro’s practice is concentrated in employment and professional liability law, commercial litigation, and appeals in New York and New Jersey. Additionally, Mr. Shapiro has represented defendants in claims of alleged professional malfeasance concerning the design and operation of websites and claims of allegedly deficient software design. Mr. Shapiro has more than 30 years of litigation experience, with emphasis on the defense of employment discrimination, ADA access matters, non compete, wage and hour, civil rights, trade secrets, legal malpractice, defamation, commercial, and miscellaneous professional liability matters. He also counsels clients regarding employment law compliance issues. Mr. Shapiro has additional experience litigating ERISA and life, health, and disability insurance matters.
Mr. Shapiro is Northeast Regional Vice-Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. Mr. Shapiro was previously Co-Chair of the EEO Committee and a member of the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Section of the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. Shapiro has handled numerous trials, arbitrations, and appeals. He has successfully mediated a myriad of employment and other disputes and remains devoted to achieving creative and cost-effective solutions in appropriate cases and aggressively litigating defensible cases. Mr. Shapiro has defended hundreds of class actions, including consumer actions and ADA- related actions. In addition, Mr. Shapiro has extensive experience defending attorneys, debt collectors, creditors, real estate and insurance agents and brokers, real property managers, appraisers and inspectors, third-party administrators, social services agencies and financial institutions in a wide range of litigation, including claimed violations of civil rights, consumer lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the New York General Business Law, the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, claims under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and other statutory and common law claims. Additionally, Mr. Shapiro has represented defendants in claims of alleged professional malfeasance concerning the design and operation of websites and claims of allegedly deficient software design. Mr. Shapiro has additional experience litigating ERISA and life, health, and disability insurance matters.