Ashley E. Shapiro


Criminal Law - PA, NJ, Federal

White Collar Criminal Defense

& Corporate Investigations

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Ashley E. Shapiro is an associate at the law firm of Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores, LLC (GPEFF) who practices out of both the Philadelphia, PA and Haddonfiled, NJ offices. Ms. Shapiro’s practice concentrates on the areas of White Collar Criminal Defense & Corporate Investigations as well as Federal, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania Criminal Defense matters. Ms. Shapiro works directly with Michael J. Engle, the chair of GPEFF’s White Collar Criminal Defense & Corporate Investigations practice as well as Leonard S. Baker, Director of GPEFF’s New Jersey office.

Ms. Shapiro has successfully represented clients in federal and state criminal proceedings in both adult and juvenile courts. These cases have involved various types of criminal offenses, including, but not limited to, bankruptcy fraud, fraudulent appraisals, tax crimes, structuring, embezzlement, theft, weapons offenses, drug crimes, robbery, burglary and aggravated assaults. Ms. Shapiro has extensive experience in handling bail motions, plea negotiations, sentencing hearings, suppression motions, and trials. She has also assisted with numerous forfeiture matters related to large criminal cases. Ms. Shapiro has effectively defended Driving Under the Influence matters, possession of controlled susbtances, theft, and other misdemeanor charges in the Philadelphia Municipal Court system. Similarly, in the many NJ Municipal Courts, Ms. Shapiro has represented defendants in DWI matters, shoplifting cases, drug crimes, and other disorderly persons offenses. In addition, Ms. Shapiro has significant legal research and writing experience, having handled complex legal arguments at the trial court level and on appeal to courts such as the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Professional Activities

Professional Activities:

Professional Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee – 2015
  • Philadelphia Chapter of PACDL, Executive Committee – 2015
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – 2014 to present
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) — Member, 2009 – present
  • Camden County Bar Association — Member, 2009 – present


  • Shapiro, A. and Chisholm, D. (2011). The Respect for America’s Fallen Heroes Act: A Case Study. ABA Section of Litigation.