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Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

About Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Axinn combines the skills, experience and dedication of the world's largest firms with the focus, responsiveness, efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. The firm was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision: provide the highest level of service and strategic acumen in antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn's lawyers have served as lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars in transactions and, in the last 10 years alone, have handled more than 250 litigations. Global Competition Review named Axinn the "Firm of the Year ? Americas" for acting as global lead counsel in its representation of Ball Corp. in its $6.8 billion acquisition of Rexam, creating the largest aluminum can beverage company in the world. It also acted as global lead counsel for Dell in its $67 billion acquisition of EMC, the largest technology deal in history. The firm was nominated by Global Competition Review for Litigator of the Year, Litigation of the Year (SawStop v Black & Decker), Litigation of the Year - Cartel Defense (Auto Parts MDL), Deal of the Year (Dell's acquisition of EMC) and Dealmaker of the Year. Axinn has numerous seasoned IP trial lawyers and is go-to firm for IP matters of strategic importance. The IP group typically has several dozen pending patent and trade secret cases, and tries multiple cases annually. Axinn has served as lead trial counsel in some of the most significant recent patent cases for the world's leading pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostics, biologics and consumer products companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Unilever. On numerous occasions, the firm has been asked to take over cases during or after discovery and serve as lead counsel at trial, including the defense of a multi-billion dollar jury trial. Axinn litigators try cases and win. They have tried cases before juries, judges and arbitrators alleging breach of contract, business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, antitrust violations, employment discriminations, fraud and theft of intellectual property. Axinn litigators also understand their clients, their businesses and products, their goals and governance issues, and what keeps their GCs up at night. Axinn has particular expertise in serving financial institutions with dozens of insurer hedge fund, mutual fund, and other financial industry clients. Axinn litigators are frequently involved in litigation on behalf of international clients and have successfully represented clients in forums from the Cayman Islands and Jersey to ICC arbitrations.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 4

Total Attorneys: 102

Total Office wise Attorneys:

Locations No. of Attorneys
San Francisco, CA 6

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Antitrust and Competition 2
IP 18
Litigation 41

Practice Area Rankings by Region


District of Columbia

New York

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eDiscovery Attorney


District of Columbia - Washington

Washington, D.C. office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks eDiscovery attorney with 3+ years of experience, including counseling case teams and clients regarding best practices for preservation, collection and review, vendor management and document production. The candidate provides full service support for antitrust and IP litigati.... Legal

Attorney with intellectual property experience


New York - New York City

New York City office of our client seeks an intellectual property litigation attorney with a PhD in immunology. Legal

Attorney with complex commercial litigation experience


New York - New York City

New York City office of our client seeks attorney with complex commercial litigation experience. Legal

Attorney with antitrust experience


New York - New York City

New York City office of our client seeks attorney with antitrust experience. Attorneys with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice or the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition are strongly encouraged to apply. Legal