Lea Shapiro focuses her practice on government liability defense, including the defense of civil rights claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, Bivens actions, and state law torts. Lea works with other attorneys in the firm to counsel and defend government agencies and other private and public entities in high-stakes, complex litigation.
Prior to joining Wieneke Law Group, Lea interned with JAG Arizona Army National Guard, drafting memoranda relating to discrimination and equal employment claims; at a military defense law firm, where she prepared motions that were submitted to federal, state, and military courts; and at the City of Phoenix Veteran’s Court.
During law school, Lea was a member of the Law Journal for Social Justice, and received the CALI Award for Foreign Policy Design.
Wieneke Law Group
Associate, 2019 to present
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Member, State Bar of Arizona