Ronald Shapiro has had a rich and varied career as a civil rights and corporate lawyer, sports agent, entrepreneur, educator, bestselling author, and business executive. He is the founder of three venerable entities: the Shapiro Negotiations Institute, which has trained over 350,000 business professionals worldwide; Shapiro Sher Guinot and Sandler, a prominent Baltimore law firm; and Shapiro Robinson & Associates, a sports management firm.
Recognized as one of the "100 Most Powerful People in Sports," Ron has negotiated contracts for more Hall of Famers than any other agent, including the legendary Cal Ripken, Jr. and Kirby Puckett. He also serves as Special Advisor to the General Manager of the NBA San Antonio Spurs, the Owner of the NFL Baltimore Ravens, and advises an array of corporate and political leaders. Working on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and entertainment personalities, Ron has earned the reputation as the ultimate "Win-Win" negotiator for his effective, pragmatic and innovative dispute resolution techniques to many of the most complex, acrimonious and controversial issues.