Crystal R. Axelrod is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Ms. Axelrod represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial disputes, including mass tort, patent infringement, oil and gas, energy, and securities litigation. She also focuses on bankruptcy litigation, financial services regulatory actions, and matters involving corporate ethics and compliance.
Ms. Axelrod’s recent experience includes:
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Axelrod served as a law clerk to the Honorable Craig A. Gargotta of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas. She also served as a summer law clerk to the Honorable Jay A. García-Gregory of the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.
Ms. Axelrod received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law with honors in 2011. While in law school, she served as the projects editor for the American Journal of Law & Medicine and as a member of the Securities Law Moot Court team. Ms. Axelrod also interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston, at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Miami, and in the legal department of a Fortune 100 insurance company.
Prior to law school, Ms. Axelrod worked as a licensed banking and investment specialist for a global financial institution. Ms. Axelrod received her B.A., magna cum laude, in sociology, with a dual minor in business administration and Spanish, from Drexel University in 2006.
Ms. Axelrod is admitted to practice in Texas and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2011||12/05/2020|
|ABA Mass Torts Litigation, Quarterly Newsletter||Arbitral Decisions Upheld Under the FAA, 11 ABA MASS TORTS LITIG. 4 (Summer 2013)||2013|
|ABA Mass Torts Litigation, Quarterly Newsletter||Pleasing the Court with PowerPoint: Tips for Using Technology to Your Advantage in the Courtroom, 10 ABA MASS TORTS LITIG. 3, 27 (Spring 2012)||2012|
|ABA Mass Torts Litigation, Quarterly Newsletter||Practice Tips from the Judge’s Law Clerk, 10 ABA MASS TORTS LITIG. 4, 23 (Summer 2012)||2012|
|American Journal of Law & Medicine||Certificate of Merit Requirement Violates Right of Access to Courts, 35 AM. J. LAW & MED. 4, 692 (2009).||2009|
|Boston University School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||2011|
|Drexel University||B.A. in Sociology, magna cum laude||2006|
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