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Sheryl L. Axelrod - The Axelrod Firm

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P: 215-461-1768


Philadelphia, PA



Bodily Injury and Product Liability Litigation and Counseling
Commercial Litigation and Counseling: International and Local
Employment Litigation and Counseling 





Supreme Court of the United States
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Middle District of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of New Jersey
District Court of New Jersey



Top Rated Lawyer (Labor & Employment), American Lawyer Media


Co-Chair, Advocacy Committee, National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms
Immediate Past President, Temple Law Alumni Association
Member (Appointed by ABA President) of the Task Force on Gender Equity, American Bar Association
Past Diversity Fellow, American Bar Association
Executive Council member and Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Commission on Women in the Profession
Member, Forum of Executive Women
Member, DirectWomen
Member, The Investigative Division of the Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention, Philadelphia Bar Association
Member, Women in the Profession Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association
Member, The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia



Temple Law School, J.D.
Brandeis University, B.A., Cum Laude 


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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:

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.