Introducing David A. Axelrod ...
Mr. Axelrod is one of Chicago’s foremost trial attorneys. He has extensive trial experience and is known for his comprehensive and meticulous preparation. He represents clients in a variety of complex cases against major companies, who are represented by some of the largest law firms in the world.
"David Axelrod has represented many of my firm's clients for the last 20+ years. I have never had a disappointed client. He recently successfully represented one of our corporate clients to complete exoneration in a complex employment discrimination case through to a jury trial in Federal court in Chicago. Additionally, David has extensive trial experience including a jury verdict against a prominent Chicago company for over $30 million. (Our firm was not involved in the matter.) David is the "lawyer's lawyer." We consult with him regularly on business and all civil litigation matters. We depend on his objectivity, integrity, and persuasive skills on a regular basis."
- Endorsement from lawyer: Jay Kaufman, Business Attorney in Northbrook, IL
Meet Founder and Senior Partner, David A. Axelrod. Mr. Axelrod is one of Chicago’s foremost trial attorneys. He has extensive trial experience and is known for his comprehensive and meticulous preparation. He represents clients in a variety of complex cases against major companies, who are represented by some of the largest law firms in the world.
Mr. Axelrod has won millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements in cases involving Medical Malpractice, Catastrophic Injury, Professional Negligence, ERISA, Fraud, Commercial Disputes, Copyright Infringement, and Equitable Relief. He has argued and tried cases in courts across the country. Those include but are not limited to, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania; and in State courts throughout Illinois and the nation.
A few of Mr. Axelrod’s notable successes include:
In addition to his trial work, Mr. Axelrod is a member of the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; the American Association for Justice, Commercial Litigation Section and Professional Negligence Section; the Illinois State Bar Association; and the Chicago Bar Association. He is also one of the founding fellows with the Litigation Counsel of America. Mr. Axelrod is a frequent presenter on legal topics before organizations such as the Litigation Counsel of America and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He has also co-authored legal articles published in the areas of punitive damages and toxic torts.
• American University
Washington College of Law
• Michigan State University
James Madison College
• Illinois 1984
• Missouri 1983 (inactive)
• United States Supreme Court
• United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
• U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Woman Suffers Loss of Function After Lymph Node Biopsy
We’d like to report the settlement of the captioned matter in the amount of $1,500,000 which was entered into on Friday, August 29, 2014. We represented Brenda Beahm. On December 22, 2004, Ms. Beahm underwent a lymph node biopsy taken from the right posterior triangle of her neck. Ms. Beahm immediately suffered pain in her right … Read More »
1.3 Million Dollar Settlement for Demolition Firm for Lost Scrap Metal Profits
In Chicago, David Axelrod and Associates saved a local industrial demolition firm by acquiring nearly $1.3 million for it from a chemical plant customer. The demolition company’s dilemma presented a number of industry specific issues. Frequently, in the demolition industry, a demolition firm will be paid the majority of its fee in the form of … Read More »
Child Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury Due to School Bus Rollover
David A. Axelrod & Associates was successful in recovering two settlements on behalf of the family of a disabled child … Read More »
Child Suffers From Kidney Failure After Doctors’ Fail to Diagnose Ureteral Obstruction
David A. Axelrod & Associates was successful in negotiating settlements with a hospital and a pediatric urologist amounting to over $10,000,000 in lifetime payments for a young child for his medical malpractice claim … Read More »
Woman Suffers Multi-Organ Failure Due to Untreated Infection
David A. Axelrod & Associates achieved an outstanding $4.5 million settlement on behalf of a Plaintiff for his wife’s injuries and death … Read More »