Roy Shapira focuses on reputation, regulation, and corporate governance. His book on these topics, titled "Law and Reputation", was published by Cambridge University Press on September 2020. Shapira also published on the topic at leading law reviews, such as University of Chicago Law Review, Washington University Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, and Boston University Law Review.
Shapira received his SJD and LLM degrees from Harvard Law School, where both his Master's and doctoral theses won the Victor Brudney Prize (for best paper on corporate governance). During his time in Harvard Shapira also received the Olin Corporate Governance and Clark Byse fellowships. Prior to joining Harvard Shapira practiced law, specializing in commercial litigation. He got an LLM (summa cum laude, 1st in class) and an LLB and BA (finance) (summa cum laude, 1st in class) from the IDC.
Prior to joining the IDC faculty Shapira headed the research efforts of the Stigler Center at the Booth School of Business (University of Chicago), and has taught for six years a seminar on the interactions between laws, reputation and social norms at Harvard's Economics Department (winning six teaching excellence awards).
Shapira also practiced law and reputation, providing consulting and thought leadership services to leading business companies. He is currently working on projects on the difficulties in holding big business accountable, the role of gatekeepers in corporate compliance, and the information-production aspects of private law's basic doctrines.
The Challenge of Holding Big Business Accountable, 44 Cardozo Law Review (forthcoming, 2022)
Shaming and Reputation, in: The Legal Aspects of Shaming (Seidman et al., eds.) (forthcoming, 2021)
How Emerging Technologies May Hurt Consumer Protection, in: Emerging Technologies in Israeli Law (Zemer et al., eds.) (forthcoming, 2020) [Hebrew]
Amenable Controls: How Companies Shape Laws, Reputation and Morals, in: The Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, and Sustainability 641 (2019)
Legal Sanctions, in; The Sage Encyclopedia of Corporate Reputation (Carroll, ed., 2016)