John L. Shapiro (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
John L. Shapiro (San Juan, Puerto Rico)

John L. Shapiro

Licensed for 42 years

Serving San Juan, PR (view address)

John L. Shapiro

Serving San Juan, PR (view address)

About John L. Shapiro

Born in Wiesbaden, Germany, Cpt. John L. Shapiro, (US Navy, Ret.) is of Counsel to the firm. After serving our country in Afghanistan and Iraq with the II Marine Expeditionary Force as Information Operations Team Chief & Liaison Officer, and as Deputy Commander of Fleet Cyber Command, 10th Fleet at Ft. George G. Meade, MD., we are happy to have John back at the firm since late 2014. John is proud to have served with the Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen in his AOR and to have worked with the U.S. Marine Corps and II Marine Expeditionary Force (forward) in the theaters of war that he was called to serve in.

As a tax and corporate lawyer he has dedicated much of his career to helping companies… Read more

Born in Wiesbaden, Germany, Cpt. John L. Shapiro, (US Navy, Ret.) is of Counsel to the firm. After serving our country in Afghanistan and Iraq with the II Marine Expeditionary Force as Information Operations Team Chief & Liaison Officer, and as Deputy Commander of Fleet Cyber Command, 10th Fleet at Ft. George G. Meade, MD., we are happy to have John back at the firm since late 2014. John is proud to have served with the Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen in his AOR and to have worked with the U.S. Marine Corps and II Marine Expeditionary Force (forward) in the theaters of war that he was called to serve in.

As a tax and corporate lawyer he has dedicated much of his career to helping companies establish themselves in Puerto Rico. He has counseled pharmaceutical companies, airlines, manufacturing companies, retailers, financial advisors and film companies in making the most of the benefits provided by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for new starts, including obtaining tax exemption decrees, the receipt of actual cash subsidies and the purchasing of foreign tax credits. He has over 30 years of professional legal experience in the private sector, representing large, international, multi-national corporations, business entities and groups in complex business transactions; corporate and business organization; tax exemptions; mergers and acquisitions; reorganizations; negotiations and formalizations of contracts; mediations and arbitrations; estate and tax planning; and application of international treaties, federal laws, and regulations.

He attended Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Exeter College at Oxford University. He is a graduate of Georgetown University, B.S.F.S., 1974, the Tulane University School of Law, J.D., 1977 and holds a Masters Degree in Taxation from Boston University, LL.M., 1978. He was admitted to the Bar in Louisiana in 1977 and in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in 1979. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is also Uniform Code of Military Justice, Article 27(b) qualified.

John is a member of the Puerto Rico, Louisiana State, American (Member, Sections on: Corporation, Banking and Business Law; Economics of Law Practice; Taxation; Litigation) and Federal Bar Associations. He speaks Spanish and English.

He is also Past President of the Puerto Rico Boy Scouts of America, 1991-1995. Member: Board Directors, North East Region Boy Scouts of America, 2000 and of the Santurce Rotary Club. His practice is limited to Corporate Law; Taxation; Administrative Law; Real Estate; Business Law; Commercial Law and Commercial Litigation. Read less

Del Toro & Santana

Areas of Law

  • Corporate Law
  • Taxation
  • Administrative Law
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Attorney Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 1 review

Communication

5.0

Responsiveness

5.0

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
  • Taxation

    Client Review  |  December 14, 2015

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Legal Community Activity & Contributions


Credentials

Position

Of Counsel

Admission Details

Admitted in 1988, Uniform Code of Military Justice, Article 27 (b) qualified
1979, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
1977, Louisiana

Minority Owned

Yes

Law School Attended
Boston University

Class of 1978
LL.M.

Tulane University of Louisiana
Class of 1977
J.D.

University Attended

Exeter College, Oxford University

Georgetown University
Class of 1974
B.S.F.S.

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Birth Information

Born in 1952
Wiesbaden, Germany, 1952

Military
Captain, U.S. Naval Reserve, 1983—
Associations & Memberships
Puerto Rico, Louisiana State, American (Member, Sections on: Corporation, Banking and Business Law
Economics of Law Practice
Taxation
Litigation) and Federal Bar Associations.
Languages
Spanish and English

Location Details

John L. Shapiro: Of Counsel at Del Toro & Santana

San Juan

Plaza Scotiabank, 9th Floor273 Ponce de Leon Avenue
San Juan, PR  00917-1902
U.S.A.

Office Hours:

  • Monday 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Saturday By appointment
  • Sunday By appointment

Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
John L. Shapiro was admitted in 1977 to the State of Louisiana.
Does this attorney speak any other languages?
John L. Shapiro speaks Spanish.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Del Toro & Santana has 7 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
John L. Shapiro attended Boston University and Tulane University of Louisiana.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Del Toro & Santana was established in 1985.

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