David A. Axelrod


Mr. Axelrod is one of Chicago’s foremost trial attorneys, and is widely noted for his skills across a broad spectrum of legal fields, his comprehensive and meticulous preparation, and his extensive trial experience. Named an American Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers, an Illinois Super Lawyer ® and an Illinois Leading Lawyer, Mr. Axelrod … Read More »


Stacey L. Leinheiser


Ms. Leinheiser’s credentials include some of the firm’s largest cases.  Ms. Leinheiser headed up the team of lawyers working on a $30 million mortgage fraud case that settled on the first day of trial.  She served as second chair in Marsten v. Walgreen Company, a trial that resulted in a record verdict of more than … Read More »


Jason M. Kleinman


A man that suffered a catastrophic brain injury as the result of a fall through an unprotected stairwell opening A child that lost his hearing due to a failure to timely diagnose meningitis A boy that was left severely brain damaged as the result of a school bus rollover A woman that died as result of … Read More »


Lauren Vandersluis


Meet Associate Lauren Vandersluis. She is a College-Kent College of Law graduate and midwesterner. Ms. Vandersluis’ focus areas include Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Catastrophic Injuries, Commercial Litigation, and Fraud. She started with David A. Axelrod & Associates as a law clerk in January 2014. After passing the bar, Lauren became a full time attorney with David A. Axelrod & Associates. Contact Lauren … Read More »