Sheryl Axelrod, founder of The Axelrod Firm, provides for-profit and non-profit businesses with appellate, commercial, general liability, and employment services. Her skills as a trial lawyer has gained her membership into the prestigious Litigation Counsel of America. Her employment defense work has earned her American Lawyer Media's Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Defense.
Due to her strong writing skills, Axelrod has won many cases solely on her written submissions, without going to trial. Two of her briefs have been published and she was asked by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania to explain the appellate practice to the public on a PCN television program "Pennsylvania Appellate Practice."
Axelrod is a strong advocate for diversity, inclusion, and equality. She is a published author and speaker on diversity. She has also served in many positions that promote gender equality, such as:
Diversity Fellow, Task for on Gender Equality, American Bar Association
Member, Diversity and Amicus Committees of the National Association of Women Lawyers
Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession
Philadelphia Bar Association Women's Initiatives in Law Firms Task Force
Co-Chair, Advocacy Committee of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms
Co-President of the Fearless Women Network
Axelrod served as the President of the Temple University School of Law Alumni Association and serves as a court-appointed judge Pro Tempore in the Commerce Program. She also is on the Investigative Division of the Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention, investigating those seeking to be members of the judiciary.