Daniel R. Axelrod


Daniel R. Axelrod is an associate in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. Mr. Axelrod represents clients in employment disputes involving employment discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour matters at the federal and state court levels, as well as before administrative agencies.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Mr. Axelrod was an associate attorney at a full-service law firm in Carle Place, New York, where he represented clients in a wide range of state and federal civil rights and employment matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Mr. Axelrod also worked for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and interned for Presiding Justice Alan D. Scheinkman of the New York Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department.

Mr. Axelrod received his Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. In law school, he served as Research Editor on the Hofstra Law Review and participated in the Deportation Defense Clinic, where he advocated on behalf of clients pursuing asylum. Mr. Axelrod earned his undergraduate degree from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University - Bloomington.


Daniel Ryan Axelrod, Note, "Baseball's Minor Leaguers Call Foul: How the Save America's Pastime Act Strikes Out Within State Lines," 49 Hofstra L. Rev. 449 (2021)


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Minnesota
    • New York
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


Nassau County Bar Association


Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Juris Doctor, 2021

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems & Business Analytics, 2017

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