Barry Evan Axelrod
August 21, 1946
|Education||University of California, Los Angeles (AB, JD)|
While attending UCLA, he spent more than five years working part-time for a sports team physician, making friendships with many sports athletes who moved on to professional careers.
After three years in the general practice of law in a small firm, he joined the firm of Steinberg & Demoff as a partner and helped create the firm's Sports and Entertainment practice. Within two years, the firm represented approximately 100 athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB, women's tennis, women's golf, auto racing and rodeo.
He left the firm in 1978 and became a sole practitioner with a focus on Sports and Entertainment Law.
He has a large client list that includes: Jake Peavy, Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio, Matt Morris, Matt Clement, Phil Nevin, as well as Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers, broadcasters Rick Sutcliffe, Mark Grace and Wally Joyner, actors Mark Harmon and Pam Dawber, and lastly professional figure skater Michelle Kwan.
- California Birth Index
- Martindale-Hubbell Law Profile
- Hubbell, Martindale (April 2008). Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory: California (Volume 2 - 2008). Martindale-Hubbell. ISBN 9781561607891.
- Barry Axelrod - Special Assistant to the General Manager (Archived bio)
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