The Axelrod Firm, PC is a woman-owned, Philadelphia law firm focused on business and the bottom line. We help businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals with their commercial, employment, appellate, general and product liability, real estate, and estate planning needs. The Firm's attorneys are Sheryl Axelrod, Bob Cohen, Chris Stouffer, and James Payne. For the past two years in a row, Firm Founder and President Sheryl Axelrod, has been recognized by her fellow attorneys as one of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania.
At The Axelrod Firm, we get to know our clients -- who they are, their goals, their concerns, and their interests. We listen to what they want and work together at the beginning of our engagement to develop a strategy aimed at achieving the best results. Every step we take thereafter is designed to effectuate that strategy, and is done in consultation with our clients. Throughout the process, we demonstrate our commitment to our clients' success. That is why our clients are our best source of repeat business.
The Axelrod Firm is certified as a woman-owned business by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
Also, The Axelrod Firm is a member of NAMWOLF, the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms. NAMWOLF members are the premier approximately 110 minority and women-owned law firms in the country. There are many times that amount of minority and women-owned American law firms, but few are eligible for NAMWOLF membership. Every law firm seeking to become a NAMWOLF member is pre-screened to ensure that it is certified as woman or minority-owned, but that is just the beginning of NAMWOLF’s rigorous membership criteria. To become a NAMWOLF member, among other criteria, a law firm must have a minimum of three Fortune 500 companies or their equivalently large major non-profit or governmental counterparts as clients. Also, the attorneys practicing at the firm must receive, on average, an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating offered by this nationally recognized leader in the attorney rating industry. On top of that, each firm must receive unqualified praise from a minimum of three clients, and carry a minimum of $2 million in insurance. The complete membership criteria are available on NAMWOLF's website.
"Being part of the team at The Axelrod Firm gives me the opportunity to deliver quality legal services to a variety of clients. I enjoy being associated with a Firm where lawyers focus on each client's unique circumstances."
Mr. Cohen's experience covers many areas of the law including business, securities regulation, government contracts, real estate and zoning matters. In recent years, he has concentrated his practice in the areas of estate planning and administration. He has considerable experience in sales with physicians in their medical practices to hospital healthcare networks.
Mr. Cohen has served on various Philadelphia Bar Association committees including the Lawyer Referral and Information Service, four years as its Chairman. He also served as a Disciplinary Hearing Committee member for seven years.