Rebekah R. Shapiro


San Francisco

(415) 593-9615

(415) 644-0978

Rebekah focuses her practice on insurance and is experienced representing regional, national, and international companies in a variety of coverage inquiries and disputes from inception through judgement. She handles cases arising out of denial of claims, bad faith litigation, policy limits demands, and policy interpretation. She has drafted coverage opinions and reservations of rights letters with respect to commercial general liability, errors and omissions, and excess policies, as well as professional liability policies. Rebekah has also prosecuted and defended civil actions concerning coverage for securities brokers, industrial employers, manufacturers, and residential landlords.

Rebekah earned her bachelor’s degree from Thomas Aquinas College and her law degree from University of Virginia School of Law. Rebekah was on the Article Review Board of the Virginia Journal of Social and the Law and received the Mortimer Caplin Public Service Center Pro Bono Award two consecutive years. Currently, Rebekah is a contributing editor for Rutter Practice Guide: Claims and Defenses and the junior warden at Saint Joseph Parish.



The Third Circuit Finds Defense Owed for Potentially Covered Advertising Injury [Alert]

January 13, 2022

Deborah Minkoff, Alissa Christopher, and Rebekah Shapiro discuss the Third Circuit's decision in Vitamin Energy, LLC v. Evanston Ins. Co.

Can a Settlement Demand Above Policy Limits Fall within Limits? A Calif. Appellate Court Says Yes

March 29, 2021

Michael Melendez and Rebekah Shapiro discuss a recent California Appeals Court decision in Planet Bingo LLC v. Burlington Ins. Co., and what it means for liability insurers.

Industry Sectors


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2008
  • Thomas Aquinas College, B.A., 2005

Awards & Honors

Super Lawyers Rising Stars San Francisco, 2017-2019

  • California