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Peter Alden Axelrod

Peter Alden Axelrod

Practice areas:

Landlord & Tenant, Litigation, Real Estate, Marriage & Prenuptials, Family

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Landlord & Tenant: 40%
    32 years
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    32 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    35 years
  4. Family: 10%
    36 years
  5. Marriage & Prenuptials: 10%
    36 years



Hourly ($450-495/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Andrew Howard Baraff

    I highly endorse Peter.


    Andrew Baraff Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Tracey L. Daniels

    I strongly recommend Peter to colleagues and clients without reservation. I strongly endorse this attorney.


    Tracey Daniels Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Axelrod, Fingerhut & Dennis

260 Madison Ave
New York, NY, 10016-2401

Axelrod,Fingerhut & Dennis

260 Madison Avenue
New York, NY, 10016




NYCurrently registered 198103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Selected for 2015SuperLawyers2015
Selected for 2014SuperLawyers2014
Selected for 2013Super Lawyers2013
New York Law Journal Top NY verdictsobtained #3 reported contract verdicts ($632,758) for action against borrower for fraudulent inducement in obtaining a loan2011
AV Peer Review Rating 1989-Martindale-Hubbell1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerAxelrod, Fingerhut & Dennis2008 - Present
PartnerPeter Axelrod & Asscociates1995 - 2007
PartnerMitrani & Axelrod1988 - 1995
AssociateMandel & Resnik1984 - 1988
AssociateCohen & Shalleck1983 - 1984
AssociateCondon & Forsyth1980 - 1983


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York City Bar AssociationMatrimonial Law Comittee2005 - 2008
New York City Bar AssociationCooperative and Condominium Law Committee2001 - 2004
Commercial Division Supreme Court, NY CountyNeutral1995 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationCommercial and Federal Litigation Section1990 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationSpecial Committtee on the Housing Court1987 - 1991
Civil Court of the City of New YorkArbitrator1986 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1981 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A1981 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationN/A1981 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
State University of New York at Albany N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
University of EdinburghBritish HistoryUnknown1976