The Axelrod Firm, PC is a woman-owned law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Washington, DC, focused on business and the bottom line. We advise and represent local, national and multinational companies and non-profit organizations to address their legal needs. We are skilled litigators in state and federal courts as well as before administrative bodies. We also help parties resolve their disputes through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). We have extensive experience in employment law, commercial law and products liability in industries such as aviation, insurance and manufacturing. We provide advice and training to our clients as we team with them to help them manage their risks

We are thought leaders in several areas in the equality, diversity, and inclusion space and we bolster our clients’ leadership in it. We also pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our clients.  The Axelrod Firm was awarded a Diversity Law Institute award for our diversity work.

At The Axelrod Firm, we get to know our clients — who they are, their goals, their concerns, and their interests. We listen to what they want and work together at the beginning of our engagement to develop a strategy aimed at achieving the best results. Every step we take thereafter is designed to effectuate that strategy, and is done in consultation with our clients. Throughout the process, we demonstrate our commitment to our clients’ success. That is why our clients are our best source of repeat business.

The Axelrod Firm is certified as a woman-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The Axelrod Firm is also a member of NAMWOLF, the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms.  

It is no small feat to become a NAMWOLF member.  NAMWOLF members are the premier less than 200 minority and women-owned law firms in the country.   Less than 10 women-owned law firms in Pennsylvania passed NAMWOLF’s rigorous screening selection process and are now members.  The Axelrod Firm is one of them.

Every law firm seeking to become a NAMWOLF member must have favorable client references from national and regional corporations, including corporate references within the Fortune 500 companies, in addition to being certified as woman or minority-owned.  Also, the attorneys practicing at the firm must receive, on average, an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating offered by this nationally recognized leader in the attorney rating industry.  On top of that, each firm must receive unqualified praise from a minimum of three clients, and carry a minimum of $2 million in insurance.  The complete membership criteria are available on NAMWOLF’s website.