Patty Shapiro is an attorney with Ogletree Deakins’ Cross-Border Group, providing advice and counsel to companies of all sizes expanding their global workforces. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Patty served as VP of International Compliance & Legal for a global contingent workforce management company. Her experience includes localizing employment contracts and policies, establishing new entities, advising on the legalities of termination and defending local employment disputes.
Patty is a graduate of the University of San Diego, School of Law. There, she competed in Vienna as a member of the university’s international commercial arbitration moot court team, studied international law in Copenhagen, and served as the Chief Executive Editor for the San Diego International Law Journal. Patty graduated magna cum laude from California State University San Marcos where she studied business administration with an emphasis on entrepreneurship.