Mark Shapiro

Telephone: 1.646.746.8088
Fax: 1.646.349.4948
Education: Oxford University
Harvard Business School

Mark has been a partner with Blaqwell since 2004. Prior to joining Blaqwell, Mark was a Director (senior partner) in McKinsey & Co.’s New York Office, where he served clients in the financial services and professional services sectors. In some 20 years of consulting, Mark has developed a special interest and expertise in strategy and organization for professional service firms.

During his tenure at McKinsey, Mark was a recognized Firm leader in the Firm’s market-leading organizational effectiveness and governance practice, as well as a leader in the Firm’s financial institutions practice. He also led much of McKinsey’s work for professional service firms in North America, serving several clients of world renown, including five of the top 30 US law firms.

At Blaqwell, Mark focuses on law firm strategy, organization and operations.

Mark received an MBA degree with honors from Harvard Business School in 1986, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He also holds an MA degree in philosophy and economics from Oxford University, completed in 1982.

Mark has also worked in Corporate Finance at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York, as a merchant banker in London and as a Professor of Economics in South Africa.