Robert J. Axelrod is Of Counsel to Nussbaum Law Group. He practices in the area of antitrust litigation. Previously he was a partner at a major class action firm practicing in the area of antitrust, securities and ERISA litigation. While there, he was co-lead counsel for AMA v. United Healthcare, and had responsibility for In re Sorbates Antitrust Litigation and In re Flat Glass Antitrust Litigation. With co-counsel he tried two cases to successful verdict, against American Medical Security and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island. He also was responsible for discovery and briefing in In re Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation. In his career, Mr. Axelrod has taken and defended hundreds of depositions.
Mr. Axelrod graduated with a B.A. from Temple University magna cum laude in 1983 and a M.A. in 1985. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1995 and served on the Brooklyn Law Review.