Firm Profile

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Headquarters

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

Firm Details

Axinn 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. The firm was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision: provide the highest level of service and strategic acumen in antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn’s lawyers have served as lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars in transactions and, in the last 10 years alone, have handled more than 250 litigations.

Management

Matthew J. Becker
Managing Partner

Awards

  • 2019 GCR Nomination for Litigator of the Year - Rachel Adcox
  • 2018 GCR Nomination for Litigation of the Year (Cartel Defence) - Representation of Nishikawa Rubber Company in the Auto Parts Multi-District Litigation
  • 2017 GCR Nomination for Litigation of the Year - SawStop v Black & Decker
  • 2017 GCR Nomination for Deal of the Year - Dell's acquisition of EMC
  • 2017 GCR Nomination for Dealmaker of the Year - John Harkrider
  • 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016 GCR "Elite" Ranking - New York and "Highly Recommended" Ranking - Washington, D.C.
  • 2016 GCR Regional Firm of the Year - Americas
  • 2013 GCR Matter of the Year - Defense of Google in the FTC's SEP investigation
  • 2012 GCR Merger Control Matter of the Year (Americas) - Representation of Google in its $700 million acquisition of ITA Software and Lawyer of the Year - John Harkrider
  • Ten partners ranked in 2019 Chambers USA
  • Nationwide, New York, and Washington, D.C. antitrust practices and Connecticut litigation practice ranked in Chambers USA
  • National Law Journal: Named four times to the "Midsize Hot List" for "succeeding at a time when many of their bigger competitors are struggling amid high headcounts and overhead"
  • The American Lawyer Litigator of the Week - John Harkrider
  • Who's Who Legal: Eight Axinn lawyers recognized as leaders or future leaders in Competition

Clients

  • 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

United States

United States

California

California

San Francisco, CA

560 Mission Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

(415) 490.2000

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Connecticut

Connecticut

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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