Ira Shapiro Global Strategies, LLC

Testimonials from Clients and Colleagues

Dan GlickmanDan Glickmanformer President and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America

"Ira combined his knowledge of international trade law and negotiation, political experience and exceptional judgment to play a key role in the WTO cases combatting copyright piracy which resulted in important new opportunities in China for the U.S. motion picture industry."

Jeffrey Garten, Jeffrey Garten, Professor and former Dean, Yale University School of Management, and former Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade

"Ira is a tremendous problem solver. He tends to look at everything from the standpoint of 'is this an issue worth solving,' and if it is 'how do we get to the endpoint?' He doesn't approach the issue with a pre-conceived notion of how I'm going to look, which is what most people do."

Kenneth Feinberg, Kenneth Feinberg, former administrator of the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund

"Throughout his long career, Ira has been one of the most trusted people in Washington, with a great ability to find common ground in the most contentious disputes."

Karan Bhatia,Karan Bhatia, Vice President and Senior Counsel, International Law and Policy, General Electric

"Universally respected in Washington, D.C., Tokyo and other capitals for his experience and fair-mindedness, Ira has repeatedly accomplished important results for his clients, and his country."

Madeleine K. Albright,Madeleine K. Albright, former Secretary of State

"Ira combines a deep understanding of international trade negotiation and policy with an extraordinary knowledge of American politics and government."