David M. Axelrad
David Axelrad advises clients, including numerous Fortune 500 companies, with the benefit of 36 years specializing in civil appeals. He regularly counsels clients on toxic tort and personal injury cases, and guides clients through the process of preserving the record in the trial court, attacking judgments in the trial court through post trial motions, staying enforcement of judgments, and perfecting an appeal. David is also a leader in providing value added briefings and educational seminars to clients on a wide variety of topics.
David joined Horvitz & Levy and is a partner at the firm, where he has practiced since 1982. He is a California State Bar Certified Appellate Specialist, and has handled hundreds of civil appeals in state and federal courts, including numerous cases in the California Supreme Court. Prior to joining Horvitz & Levy, David was an Assistant to the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. David also served as a Staff Attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Axelrad has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of La Verne College of Law and Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.