Julia Shapiro is CEO and Co-founder of Hire an Esquire— an on demand workforce platform for law firms and in house legal departments. Hire an Esquire was one of the first on demand marketplaces to use a W-2 employee structure. After using her background as an attorney— along with spending countless hours with employment attorneys and insurance companies— to create Hire an Esquire's employment marketplace structure, she now writes and speaks about employee classification and the on demand economy. Julia
was recently named one of the Top 10 Innovators in the Legal Industry by LinkedIn's Next Wave and has previously been an Am Law 100 contract attorney, adjunct law professor and subject matter expert for legal industry clients.