Axinn is a go-to firm for the most difficult, consequential litigation faced by the world’s biggest companies. Every attorney is a litigator devoted to achieving client goals inside and outside the courtroom.

Deep experience on both sides of the "v" make Axinn a feared and respected adversary. As plaintiffs, Axinn has helped clients recover hundreds of millions of dollars. As defendants, the firm has extinguished or minimized claims for billions of dollars, often on motions to dismiss.

Axinn tries cases regularly and with extraordinary success. Its partners are fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Litigation Counsel of America. They have been lead counsel in more than 100 jury and bench trials and private arbitrations. From day one, the firm approaches every case with the expectation that it will go to trial, and with the knowledge of what it takes to get there and win. This approach is cost-effective and provides the greatest leverage at each stage of the proceeding.

Clients are in control. Axinn brings all resources to bear where it is justified, but does not spend its clients’ money where it does not matter. The bottom line is business. In-house counsel face enormous pressure and Axinn views its job as partnering to meet and exceed their expectations. Axinn understand its client’s goals; we plan our strategies and tactics together to accomplish those goals efficiently and effectively. The firm provides demonstrable bottom-line value and keeps the client in charge. There will be no surprises.

Axinn works closely with its clients to develop fee arrangements that align both financial and strategic objectives. These arrangements include diversified approaches to budgeting, fixed-fees, blended rates, and success and contingency fees.

Commercial Litigation

Axinn has deep experience in many areas of high-stakes commercial litigation and arbitration, including securities regulation, contract disputes, technology and data privacy, corporate governance, labor and employment, business torts and fiduciary duties. Key experience includes:

Class Action Defense

Axinn is a leading firm in the representation of companies involved in class action lawsuits. The firm’s clients include insurance companies, healthcare providers, and consumer goods companies. Key experience includes:


Axinn is a leading firm in the representation of major insurance companies in corporate-level litigation. Clients include The Hartford, Chubb, Cigna and Syncora. Key experience includes:

Financial Services

Axinn is a leading firm in the representation of major financial institutions in connection with investments and other critical matters, including numerous claims against money centers and investment banks. The firm’s clients include insurance companies, private equity groups, hedge funds, financial guaranty insurers and mutual funds. Key experience includes:



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