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Legal and political writer

New York City, NY
January 11, 2020

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Lynn Shapiro

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New York, New York 10025


Driven legal and political reporter, team player, thrives under 24/7 deadline pressure.


JANUARY 2018 – CURRENT: American Legal News

Michael Bloomberg’s Virginia Blue Sweep

Obstruction of Justice

Supreme Court Too Partisan to Try Landmark Gun Case, Laverne Cox backs gay and transgender rights; Dreamers’ oral arguments, Roe precedent threatened.

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Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis Credit Unions Curb Cash Carrying

David Bernhardt: Walking Conflict of Interest

Tax Act Strips Obamacare of Individual Mandate

Blue States Try to Replace Obamacare Individual Tax Mandate; Red States Seek to Offer Stripped-Down Versions

2016 – CURRENT:

Tort reform, organ-snatching and medical apology program backed by then-Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

Medical Apology Programs: A Debate about Medical Malpractice Reform

Organ “Snatching” Headlines First Medical Malpractice Victims’ Conference

CBS Healthwatch

Sixth-Sense Drugs May Improve Mood, Alter Hormones.

Testosterone for Woman: Hormone of Desire

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Newsweek Special Section.

“Migraine Mechanisms“

Chemical Market Report, News and Financial Editor, Reported on chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Computer Retail News: associate editor, reported on Wall Street for PC publication.


Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Attended courses at: Amherst College, Smith, and Mount Holyoke. Studied journalism at The University of Massachusetts, as part of Hampshire’s five-college curriculum.


From the ‘Newsweek Special Sections’ Editor:

“…she [Lynn] has done a sterling job – she is professional and prompt, and her work is well-researched and well-written…”(Read Full Testimonial)

From the ‘EmergingMed’ Editorial Director:

“…Ms. Shapiro has been one of the best freelance journalists I’ve ever worked with…

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