The Axelrod Firm is awarded a Diversity Law Institute Award!

For our diversity leadership, the Diversity Law Institute awarded The Axelrod Firm an award.  Pictured in the photo are three of the attorneys on our team, our Senior Associate, Vanessa McGrath Snyder, our new associate, Leah DiMatteo, and the Firm’s President & CEO, Sheryl L. Axelrod.  To your right in the photo is Steve Avery who founded Litigation Counsel of America and its Diversity Law Institute. 
Sheryl now co-chairs the Diversity Law Institute Advisory Board.
Sheryl and Axelrod Firm Senior Associate Vanessa M. Snyder presented at the Diversity Law Institute Diversity Summit in November 2017.  Vanessa moderated a panel on “Driving Success by Designing for Organizationwide Inclusion: Moving Beyond Women’s Initiatives and Diversity Committees” which featured Shamina Sneed, Executive Director, Legal and Compliance Division, Morgan Stanley; Matthew (Matt) Horace, Chief Security Officer for a 6,000+ employee firm, speaker on CNN, published in The Wall Street Journal; and Karyn Polak, Deputy General Counsel, PNC Bank, National Association.  Sheryl delivered the keynote speech on “Becoming A Change Agent: Tools to Become a Diversity Champion.” 

From left: Vanessa Snyder, Sheryl Axelrod, Leah DiMatteo, Steve Avery