Firm Profile

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP


114 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
United States
(212) 728.2200

Firm Details

Axinn is a different kind of law firm. It combines the skills, experience and dedication of the world’s largest firms with the focus, responsiveness, efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. Axinn was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision, and has been joined by lawyers from the best firms and law schools who share that vision. Axinn is devoted to providing the highest conceivable quality of service in three practice areas: antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn achieves that goal with world-class skills and deep trial experience. Time and again, major companies have turned to Axinn for their biggest deals and cases, often on the eve of trial.


James D. Veltrop
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Connecticut in Litigation - Patent with 2 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Hartford in Litigation - Patent with 2 lawyers


  • GCR 2013 Matter of the Year (note: award was shared with other law firms & Google's in-house team)
  • Litigation Department of the Year -- General Litigation, Litigation Boutique
  • Law360 Life Science Rising Star -- Chad Landmon
  • New Leaders in the Law -- Chad Landmon & Jeremy Lowe
  • Litigator of the Week by The American Lawyer -- John Harkrider
  • Connecticut Magazine’s “40 under 40” List -- Jeremy Lowe
  • Commitment to Justice Award
  • GCR 2012 Lawyer of the Year -- John Harkrider
  • GCR 2013 Merger Control Matter of the Year (note: award was shared with other law firms & Google)


  • Affinion
  • AlloSource
  • Alvogen
  • Ball Corp.
  • Dell
  • Google
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Macandrews & Forbes Holdings
  • Mayne Pharma
  • Motor Car Parts
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • Synthes
  • Unilever
  • Wex Health

Firm Practice Areas

  • Antitrust Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent

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Office Locations

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Hartford, CT

90 State House Square

Hartford, CT 06103

United States

(860) 275.8100

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

950 F Street, NW

Washington, DC 20004

United States

(202) 912.4700

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New York

New York

New York, NY

114 West 47th Street

New York, NY 10036

United States

(212) 728.2200

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